Choose differently

It’s the middle of August and I’m sitting in the driver’s seat of my car parked in front of the DMV, debating whether I should wait or leave. I’m angry and frustrated with my husband, on what happens to be our 2nd wedding anniversary. I had just spent my morning trying to get my new South Carolina license, even though I knew I didn’t have the proper proof of address, but my husband insisted we go anyway, thinking maybe they’d overlook it or let it slide. So when I went up to the lady at the counter and handed over […]

There’s a little black spot on the sun today

A few weeks before we moved to South Carolina, my husband and I paid one last visit to the Windy City and decided to check out Adler Planetarium. As we strolled through the exhibits, learning about moon landings, space exploration and how the universe came to be, we came across one about eclipses. I’ll be honest — prior to visiting Adler I was completely clueless about the Great American Eclipse that would be happening in less than a month. Thankfully, the planetarium got me up to speed. The next one would be on a Monday, August 21, and — hey! […]