Choosing America. Choosing a place to call home.

I’ve been just a teeny weeny bit excited about taking my class to see the US Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony at our Public Library this week.  Maybe you saw me mention it once or twice? For me, being born and raised in the states, America always has been home. I’m sure there is much I take…

Honoring the Fallen and Taking Care of Each Other: 9-11.

You remember the moment, right? I know I do. 9-11, roughly 7:00 AM California time:  I was getting my girls ready for pre-school — well, the older one anyway — and we were rushing around like madmen. The phone rang and it was my sister in Jersey, telling me with a certain edge in her…