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Lucky Me

Lucky Me

Daisy and I like to play cards together sometimes when we are just sitting together at the kitchenette. She is getting very good at some of the easier...

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Don’t Read Me A Story

Don’t Read Me A Story

Being good at many things is natural for most people. Determining what those things are is usually more difficult. I never thought about writing earlier...

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Spring Forward

Spring Forward

It’s March and I could not keep my hat on my head. The winds have been so strong this month that every time I walked across campus I ended up with one...

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If You Care, You Probably Fight

If You Care, You Probably Fight

With spring break approaching, deadlines loomed. Junior was working with no apparent speed on a project that was due in two weeks. I was trying to develop...

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The Sighting of the First Robyn

The Sighting of the First Robyn

Babies have their own mysterious clocks. One day, a pregnant woman is busily cleaning every nook and cranny of the closet and the next day, a pudgy stranger...

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The Good Wife’s Guide

The Good Wife’s Guide

As predicted, most of the male students in my writing class wrote about war experiences they had or heard about. One brave guy wrote about his boot camp...

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The Look of Love

The Look of Love

The whole babysitter dilemma situation always reaches a fever pitch on Valentine’s Day. This year, we’re dating at home. With coursework, housework,...

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Please, Let Me Help

Please, Let Me Help

Another big snow storm. It was the third in two weeks. Our goodwill toward each other was slipping away like a skier going downhill. I have a lot of tricks...

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Role-Playing

Role-Playing

The writing assignments for Lucy’s class this semester were on a whole new level. Each assignment was intentionally lengthened to help us create...

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I’ve Got a Secret

I’ve Got a Secret

Since they moved in next door, Daisy and Marie-Claire have been best friends. They go to the same school, they take dance classes together and often play...

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