“It Didn’t Hurt a Bit”

I’m reminded of what my daughter Alexandra said when she was two and a half and on her first weekend visitation provided in divorce proceedings with Robin Geist. Alexandra was all dressed up in a pretty outfit that first weekend. … Continue reading

A Letter to Alexandra from Great-Grandmother Addie Watling-Skinner

My niece Sarah, now in an artist’s residency in Priarietown, Massachusetts, sent me a letter she found from my grandmother Addie Watling-Skinner last month. Amazingly enough, the letter was addressed to my daughter Alexandra, 28 years old today. You can … Continue reading