This is the day of the year that I wax poetic about what a great Mom I had. She wasn’t perfect of course; she made mistakes as we all do. But I always knew I was loved. I knew that she was grateful to have me as a daughter and I knew she was proud… Continue reading Mother’s Day 2018
Lucy’s senior prom was tonight. I think back to my prom and I’m glad she had such a great lead up before her date. I didn’t have a date for prom and went with a gaggle of girls but it was great fun. I think it is always fun to dress up and I’m glad… Continue reading Prom!
For me, shopping for a car is a descent into purgatory. All the angst that I have; every fear, every misgiving, comes out in earnest when I have to put myself out there for a major purchase such as a car. I know I’m the customer and that I have a definite say in the… Continue reading Car Shopping
Hope is a difficult thing. It can give you such optimism leading up to the event you are hoping for but it can send you crashing down if your hopes are not realized. It is interesting that we mourn something that we never had in the first place; we just hoped for it. As Robert… Continue reading Hope
I received a text from Lucy today that simply said, “I made it!”. I really didn’t think anything of it – I knew she was driving to Nashville today (about 2 hours away) and I assumed that she was being conscientious in letting me know that she made it safe and sound. I replied, “great!”… Continue reading Honor Band of America
Today is my baby’s 21st birthday. This is my oldest daughter; she can’t understand that she will always be my baby, my little girl, the most welcome gift I have ever received. I am in awe of this psyche that I have the honor of calling my daughter. She is beautiful, creative, smart, funny and… Continue reading 21
Last week, I got up early for the first time in a long while because I had been selected for jury duty. On the first day, we were required to arrive by 8:00 am; a time that is a wee bit early for me. This avoidance of early hours has evolved in the months since… Continue reading Jury Duty