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Don’t Just Stop and Smell the Flowers

Don’t Just Stop and Smell the Flowers

Chloe’s garden was brimming with bright flowers and buzzing bees. She spent a little time with her plants every morning in her gardening outfit –...

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Prizefighter

Prizefighter

Junior came home from school with a big red eye and a note from his teacher. Steve and I were being called into school to explain our son’s behavior....

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Home Schooling

Home Schooling

It was my turn for the card party last week and I was out of fresh ideas. I think I was using too many brain cells on schoolwork. I called Mags and she...

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Hurry Up

Hurry Up

Some days feel the same as others. Lack of drama is a fact of my ideal life. My nerves have enough to deal with and don’t need any extra distractions....

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I Don’t Subscribe to That

I Don’t Subscribe to That

I couldn’t bear to keep my thoughts to myself, which probably escalated my need to share. In Lucy’s class, one of the gentlemen had written an article...

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With Three You Get Eggroll

With Three You Get Eggroll

The air had a definite spring feel. The morning was clear with just the slightest bit of crisp. If you added in the luxurious streaks of sunlight, you...

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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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