Dreams are a wonder! Anything is possible…
The importance of college kids and parents, keeping in touch.
Are you domestic? Domesticated? Not so simple a formula as you may think.
“I want less mess around here,” he says. “And that means less stuff. We’re selling this place, and we’re living more simply.” Not the words I expect from Don Draper, and I wonder how it is that I’m witness to this private conversation. Well, somewhat private. It’s a small guestroom in a part of the […]
Do you date a man expecting to change him? The Fixer-Upper.
Bigger is not necessarily better.
As an adult child of divorce, at times I wish my marriage had survived until my sons were grown. I imagine they would have been spared pain. Then again, knowing what I know now, I believe they will be better off in the long run because it was I who raised them. My own parents divorced after 30 […]
“What do you think about changing the stairs, over there, in that corner?” he asks. My father points to an area of our living room, though it doesn’t seem to fully resemble the place I grew up. Not as I recall it. I wonder what he is doing here, why he is standing in our […]
Three days is a short visit by any standard – my son flew in, my son was here, my son flew out. For three days, there were teens in and out, there was assistance running errands, there was laughter in and around the house. And of course, the car keys – in his pocket. Still, […]