Listing

Thirty years ago, I worked with a friend whose husband got the opportunity to bring her along on a three-day business trip. His company generously offered to reimburse them for the cost of babysitting, which sealed the deal for her. Knowing two relevant pieces of...

On Being There and Not Being There

One of the hardest things about moving to Knoxville from Chicagoland last year was leaving our sons behind. If you’re new here, don’t worry: we weren’t cruelly abandoning little baby boys. They are now 23 and just shy of 26, and they stayed in the...