Monthly Archives: July 2012

Empty Beds

OUR FAMILY OF FIVE lives roughly 35 miles — or 45 minutes — from the Century Aurora 16 cineplex, and we were all tucked in our beds and fast asleep when the gunman fired on the audience attending Friday’s midnight … Continue reading

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Girly Shoes

DURING ONE 7 A.M. DRIVE to the summer school bus stop, CarlĀ  told me he wanted to shop for some new sandals — “the kind the girls wear,” he said. I imagined brightly colored shoes with lots of bling — … Continue reading

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Back to Bunting

It is not the Kentucky Derby, but the baby crawl launched last July at Two Harbors, Minn. — a town on Lake Superior just north of Duluth — refreshed my yen to bet on a dark horse. To get the … Continue reading

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