Recent Posts: Laughing With Buddha
Be Careful What You Wish For
In the words of the esteemed Bilbo Baggins, “I have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing and uncomfortable things.”
Is The Summer Over Yet?
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.
Closet Culling – Part Two
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 […]
GRANDPARENTS’ MORNING… and the trials and tribulations to get there
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.
Monthly Archives: August 2015
Emptying The Nest – When The First One Leaves For College
My real job as a mother, from the moment they are born, is to prepare them to leave. Continue reading
The Guided Tour: From College To Assisted Living
Assisted living: A college lifestyle of fun for the elderly
No responsibility, no restrictions, no homework – and legalized marijuana!
A Letter To Caitlyn Jenner
If you really want to know what it’s like to be an authentic 65-year old woman, join the rest of us who wear elastic waist pants, have short-layered haircuts and trim the peach fuzz off our faces every month. Continue reading
A Staycation Vacation
There’s no place like home – even when you’re on vacation. Continue reading