Monthly Archives: March 2015

Michelle’s Next Move

THAT THE BLOODIED AND  BARELY conscious woman asked to clasp the hand of the Longmont cop who found her, it lights a candle for me in the recent Craigslist-related fetal abduction case. Other mothers may remember lumbering through the final … Continue reading

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Gentleness from the Man with the Needle

WITH DOZENS OF BLOOD DRAWS at hospitals and clinics under his belt, Ray and I know what to do. We strap on our crash helmets. He never raised a ruckus as a baby. Then, he felt so lackluster, so beset … Continue reading

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Children as Orchids

THE TEACHER NEVER SAID “DIVORCE.” But I threw that word into our conversation as she gently probed for reasons that might explain why my son, Andy, 7, stood on chairs, banged his head on his desk, or burst into angry … Continue reading

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