The Best Love Story

Last year, we celebrated my parents’ marriage with a renewal ceremony. They wrote and spoke new vows to each other, reinforcing the commitment they made years ago. They spoke in the presence of their children and grandchildren. It was a moment of hope. Love does that. It brings hope to the driest, darkest, hardest parts…

Movie Mothers

I love a good movie. So as Mother’s Day approaches, here’s my homage to some classic film mothers and things we can learn (or not learn) from them. Pride and Prejudice (The BBC version with Jennifer Ehle!): Mrs. Bennett God bless her, Mrs. Bennett stresses herself out for her own amusement. She complains and nags…