Hero or Human?
Recently I attended my daughter’s spring concert. Included in the program was the middle school jazz band. While I was certainly looking forward to my daughter’s choral pieces, a big part of me was also intrigued by the jazz band. Continue reading
I don’t remember the date my mom died though her birthdate is ingrained in my memory. I’m not sure why I don’t remember the day she left this earth. Seems like I should because this event affected me profoundly and still does. Continue reading
You may be thinking I’m off my rocker wishing you a Happy New Year on Easter Sunday. No, I’ve not taken a trip back in time (though wouldn’t that be nice?). I’ve not been dipping into the “Mommy’s Time Out” pinot grigio (that may come later!) So, why am I taking this odd turn on this beautiful Sunday morning? Continue reading
I have been wearing corrective lenses since I was 5 years old. Without them, I am considered legally blind. I’m ridiculously near-sighted and unless something is literally a millimeter from my eyes, I can’t see it without assistance. Continue reading
Since my son’s basketball season has started again, I’ve been running into many parents of the kids I’ve watched play ball for years. I see so many of these young men looking very grown up and “manly” having lost their boyish looks. It’s pretty cool but sad at the same time because it’s likely I won’t see them again and won’t ever know how their lives turned out. Continue reading
Seems like my life is full of busy-ness lately. As a single parent, my life always leans towards the hectic side, but recently, it’s been dialed up a notch or two. Both of my teenaged kids are busy with activities, school, college preparations, and even driving lessons for my son. Combine that with me having a full-time job and taking care of a house – tilt! I’m on overload. Continue reading