One day a few years ago, I drove 40 miles east to my hometown of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, to participate in the care conference for my 79-year-old mom, who lived in the memory care unit of a nursing home there. (She has since died of Alzheimer’s disease.) I brought with me a copy of my […]
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It’s the first night of hockey practice for my son Theo, and he comes off the ice afterwards with a big smile on his face — one that shines right through the mask on his helmet. “How was it?” I ask, knowing what the answer will be. “Good,” he replies. I was ready for that! […]
As an introvert, I hold these truths to be self-evident. If you’re an introvert, I urge you to ratify them too: THE INTROVERT’S BILL OF RIGHTS I Have the Right to Remain Silent — not because I’ve been accused of some crime, but because silence is no crime. Sometimes I just don’t want to talk, […]
I figured it was just me. I didn’t really want to do the Bunny Hop with a bunch of fellow 18-year-olds I’d met — if you can call it that — only seconds before. I didn’t want to sing silly songs or participate in goofy icebreakers. I didn’t want to go to the freshman dance […]
My alone time isn’t my wife’s alone time. And hers isn’t mine. We’re both introverts. Pretty strong ones if you believe our respective Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results. And yet I’ve noticed that Adrianne tends to prefer a type of alone time that is slightly but significantly different than the one I typically crave. When Adrianne […]