Author Archive | jait

november

On New Seasons and Lost Time

Hello, November. You’ve caught me a bit off guard. Again. You always seem to whisper your way into my life. Wedged between jack-o-lanterns and costumes, followed closely by snow and lights. You are met with muttered strains of “It’s November? Already?” and “How did that happen?” You come, I suppose, expecting to be greeted warmly. […]

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That Kid

When Your Kid is That Kid

To the Mom Who Holds Her Breath: Through the play date. Through the school day. Through aisle no. 7 at the grocery store. Through Sunday afternoon with the in-laws. Through Friday morning at the doctor. Through 11 o’clock Wednesday at the playground. I see you there. I know you woke this morning to oceans of […]

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