MichMash Podcast

Share laughs and stories with my friend Mich Hancock and I on her wonderful podcast, MichMash! We talk writing, parenting, creativity, and life. Listen in!...

My Child and the Future – A 1951 Essay

My Child and the Future In May of 1951, Mary Catherine McDonough Rodgers, my Mother, submitted the following essay to radio station KSD in St. Louis Missouri. The contest was a city-wide competition that Mary Catherine won one month before her first son Phillip John...

Two Moms, Two Cokes

This piece was originally published by the Huffington Post on May 6, 2015:   I pulled my car out into the cloudy March afternoon, leaving the doctor’s office and impatient to get on with my day. “I’d spring for a treat,” she says, though her...