Being a mother is the hardest yet most rewarding responsibility I have ever had. I'm sure many mothers would attest to that sentiment. And as I am living through the fear, anxiety, faith, and love of motherhood, I often contemplate my relationships that have strengthened with women in similar positions.
November 10th marks the 40th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, the largest ship ever to sink in Lake Superior. The disaster, which took the lives of all 29 men aboard the vessel, has since begotten songs and musicals, works of fiction and nonfiction, concertos, beer, and pilgrimage sites.