Posts by Gayle Schiller

Gayle Schiller is a mom, teacher, writer, and actor. She has a haiku blog about food and suburbia at 30poundsofhaiku.blogspot.com and her Twitter address is @sogal09.

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Try Not to Become Bitter: There Is More Good Than Bad

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.

A few years ago, when my younger son was about ten, the reality of the losses that go with living in this beautiful but flawed world suddenly hit him.

I’ll never forget the conversation. This was a child born two months before 9/11, and since we live in a New York suburb and my husband worked across the street from the Twin Towers, what was a loss for so many has been my son’s reality his whole life. Both of my sons are in the generation …