Worry and Worry Junior Have a Talk


We worry.  That’s what parents do. You can have a child who has “a worry.” I do.  I have to pretend to not worry because I tell him everything is ok…all day long. Then I began to worry that he got the worry from me. Then I remind him, and myself, that our “worry” really means […]

No Denying This, Son


“No denying this son. There is only one rear end in this house that only takes up 25% of the copy machine glass. You need a Clorox wipe so I can fax again. I don’t care if I gave you the idea when you said you needed a picture of your lizard for school. Well […]

Probably Not Your Grandmother’s Advice on Family


She may not have wanted the burden of a family once she had it but she took care of us all. The family she ended up with was her cross to bear. There is a restlessness in some of us, like my mom, that my grandmother recognized. She never could figure out how to “mother” that.

Happy Mother’s Day to EVERYONE

   Happy Mother’s Day to everyone! After all, we all had one, may be one, you may be a fill in mom or had a fill in mom. To the Mother Earth types that love our planet or the creatures that live here, thank you for loving where we all live. To the extra special […]

She Didn’t Mother, But She Taught Me How

Mother's Day

Not everyone has a Hallmark commercial memory playing above their heads when they think of Mother’s Day. That doesn’t mean I don’t celebrate my Mother and being a mother.