Recent Posts: Laughing With Buddha
I have a love-hate relationship with summer. I love the balmy summer mornings and cool summer evenings. I can do without the rest of the day.
Cosmetic and Other Bags This seasonal closet culling wouldn’t be so bad if I didn’t have so many cosmetic bags jammed between the shoe boxes at the top of my closet. It’s a game of Jenga as I pull out a shoebox, hold my breath and wait for the avalanche of bags to bounce off […]
Part One: Shoes I finally packed away the winter sweaters and flannel shirts and hung my summer tees and capris in their place. I hate this seasonal task so much that I delay it for as long as I can. It’s not that I have that many clothes to pack away. It’s the shoes. The […]
When he reached for my hand, it took all my self-control to not reach down and lift him up into my arms, to hold him there for a long time, to make up for two years of “air hugs” that were no substitute for a good strong grandma hug.
Laughing With Buddha was launched several years ago when I was in a better frame of mind. I wanted to write a humorous blog and I found a lot to write about. I was happier then. Not so now. My mother died on March 27, 2021. It didn’t matter to me that she was 93 years […]
Monthly Archives: March 2015
I learned the facts of life when I was nine years old. I was just getting over the trauma of learning that there was no Santa Claus, when I was hit on the head with this horror story as told … Continue reading
We parents place such importance on naming our children. There are books we consult on the meanings of names. There are dear friends and relatives that we honor by naming our children after them. And then there are the nicknames that … Continue reading
I have been trying to cook more fish these days. When I do my weekly grocery shopping, I look over all the various fish displayed on ice, say eeny meeny miney moe, and pick one to make for that night. Tonight we’re … Continue reading