About Betsy MacWhinney

Betsy MacWhinney works as a wetland ecologist and enjoys writing when she has spare time. She lives in Duvall, WA with her two children. If she were a comic book action figure, she would want the super power of being able to pop into other people's heads to see what the world looks like from their angle.

The Perfect Rock

“After Marisa’s first seizure, when the two of us were in the hospital, the nurse told me I was doing a great job, and that I was a wonderful mother.” I read the opening of Betsy MacWhinney’s essay and immediately worried about her daughter. However, as I read further through the essay, my feelings of … Continue reading

Continue reading