Entries by Sandra Marinella

The Circle of Life

The Joy of Birth My friends Kate and Drew are due to have a baby on May 10. This was my due date for my youngest son many years ago. As we await Baby Castle’s birth, I am thinking of how quickly the scariness and the pain of childbirth lifts and the joy of having […]

The Artist Within

When I was in fourth grade, I lived in a little coal mining town outside of Derby, England, for about a year. It was here I began to wrap my head around how huge and different our world was. Turns out my dad, unbeknownst to the child me, was an adventurer. My mom tolerated this […]