Monthly Archives: December 2018

New Year’s Resolutions 2019

1.  Take the time to find out if it’s “New Years,” “New Year’s,” or “New Year.” 2. Spend more time with family and friends. 3.  Call people instead of texting. 4.  Learn to use the TV controls. 5.  Stop worrying about my adult children.  They … Continue reading

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BAD MOM, CHRISTMAS VERSION

Are you a BAD MOM if you let your kids watch The Ladies Man on Christmas Eve? I’m afraid I may be, at least by local standards. Our family’s move from loosey goosey California to traditional New England twenty years … Continue reading

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CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS

Friends are always sending me links to cute animal videos.  I am quite aware of all the time it is possible to waste in a day, so I try to avoid watching them before I sit down to write.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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FEAR AND COURAGE

  For several years I have been afraid of water and therefore seldom mustered the courage to snorkel, even while wearing a life vest.  When our kids were little, I would sit on the sand of some vacation spot and … Continue reading

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