About Catherine Brunell
Catherine Wiecher Brunell is the author of Becoming Catholic, Again. She has a master’s degree in pastoral ministry from Boston College. She lives in Natick, Massachusetts, with her four children and husband.

Longing for a Shorter Ride

I pushed a double stroller and followed Batman and a ballerina on their training bikes today. The course is tricky for a training bike, because without the proper velocity, the biker gets stuck between the missing pieces of the neglected sidewalk. The training wheels rest on the solid ground on either side of the gap while the bike wheels spin through the puddles. My Batman and ballerina pedal faster in these moments and cry, “Mommy, […]