Category Archives: Children
One of the greatest gifts we have as humans are friends. Friends lift us up, push us on, and accept us just the way we are, no matter what we do to them. When we were getting ready to move … Continue reading
When our oldest daughter, Rachel was born my roommate and I had a great time together. The ladies in the maternity wing shared a room back then. I think it was much less boring than lying in a room all … Continue reading
All of my life, or at least for the portion that I was able to walk, I have been a garbage picker. In my mind a garbage picker is kind of like the American Pickers, only less “picky”, not as … Continue reading
It infiltrates. It permeates. It saturates. And, at times, it really stinks. I’m not talking about politics…I’m talking about change. “Things” have changed…again. The older I get, the more I see change worm its way into every area of our … Continue reading
In an old country churchyard in Hatfield, Massachusetts, stands a drab, gray slate from 1771. The faint markings read: Beneath this stone, a lump of clay, lies Arabella Young, who on the twenty-fourth of May, began to hold her tongue.
Let me count the ways… Once you hit 50, I think those ways are hard to think of, let alone count. The tendency, for some or most women anyway, is to look at ourselves and wonder what happened. I have recently … Continue reading