Today I’m the Mom

I’m the Mom sitting next to you in carpool line. Sap all over my car, Can’t remember the last time I washed it. Achieved a really nice degree in school, More than one actually, Worked in my field until 31 So, I could drive this sappy old Honda Run my errands, Stop and grab a…

Apple Phone Tree

I have Squirrels Are Fascinating Disorder.  Have you ever truly admired the squirrel? You can be busy doing a business report, or talking with a friend, or even taking a walk, and there he is, the fancy brown oversized mouse with the expressive tail.  Much like a cat, the tail seems to say much about…

At First

At first I felt lost. I sat there holding my six month old upon learning the news that two blocks away, my husband was killed instantly in a car accident. How does one face life after such a tragedy?  I have had the gift of finding the answers to those questions for myself over the…

Perfection is not the Goal

  As I sit here tonight with nausea, listening to my daughter in her room singing to her music, I am looking forward to our next adventure.  She turned 15 this Saturday, and we had a small  gathering.  Our real party will be happening this coming Thursday. We are going to St. Francisville, Louisiana where my…