There was much commentary when my husband and I saw this street sign today. All of it was done in the voices of “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Characters saying things like, “We gots a Rainbow Street already but that don’t mean we can’t have a second Second Rainbow Street.” “Why, I believe you […]
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 […]
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.
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.
My kids came home from school and told me their friends read the article in our local paper about me. Did I tell you I was in our local paper? Yes, I did find a way to talk about my underwear…on the front page??? It was fun and for once, my kids thought their […]