Category: Family Matters

essays and articles about my own family and what I am learning from and about them


HARRISON BERGERON by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

HARRISON BERGERON by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.   THE YEAR WAS 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They weren’t only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter...

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Family Dysfunction At Its Finest

A little over two months ago, our oldest daughter moved out of our home and went to live with a boy she met on Instagram a few weeks prior. Now, to be fair, she is 18 years old...

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Our Unique Family

You would think that one would have to be both confident and experienced to take on the challenge of writing about family functionality, yet I’ve always been very honest about how much dysfunction there...