As a grandmother of seven, I’d be disingenuous to not admit to desiring one of my grands or future great grands carry my name. It has not happened, yet, but there is still hope! While naming a child is a personal parental privilege, the act of bestowing a family name […]
This is a tale of two men, one a toothless sludge remover, the other a jack of all trades. Both men shared the counter of a neighborhood diner. The place didn’t matter. The scene plays out everywhere. The robust coffee, home cooking and cheap prices drew them in daily. Maybe […]
Our three adult children were born between 1975 and 1979, respectively, placing them in the millennial generation. My Boomer husband and I carry them in our hearts constantly, as do all parents of every generation. But as I survey the world we live in with all its troubles, escalating violence […]
There is a difference between caring for a person and rescuing them.
Fifteen days with our freckle faced, elementary aged granddaughter has left this middle-aged grandma exhausted, happy, and incredibly grateful for the privilege of housing her for an extended visit …. as well as relieved to ship her back to her parents. Why? Let’s just say I’m not used to pulling […]