The Abnormal Mom's Survival Guide

Essays on finding grace during the not-so-finer things in life.

Why You Are Here

Access the audio version here. I arrived, anxious and hesitant, even with my husband by my side, wondering what the day would bring. Then instantly in the sparsely populated room, I sideswiped a stranger, making me feel like an imbecile. Politely she apologized, as did I since it appeared to me to be my fault, but I found something familiar in her stature and her face. She failed to recognize me but took the conversation to the next level, saying, “Well, let’s see how we’d know each other. For starters, why are you here?” In any given moment, in any given venue, isn’t that always the big question? “Why are you here?” She was there to watch the short movie that documented an essential part of

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