My Kids Won’t Stop Getting Older

I had a baby 21 years ago today. My second. A girl. She came two weeks early and easily, swimming out quickly into the world like a good little Pisces. She joined her older brother, who came 17 months earlier and was so naughty, you’d have thought I’d have done anything that I could toRead more…

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The Beginning of the End

Sometimes, the moments strike when you least expect them. Right when you’re sitting there, in the third row of the high school auditorium chatting with another mom while both your daughters, now seniors, sit onstage and wait to be inducted into some honor society that will look good on their college resumes. You’re sitting andRead more…

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That’s What She Said

So, lately I’ve drawn much of my inspiration for this blog from things going on in the news, mostly because there’s absolutely nothing going on in my life. Absolutely. Nothing. It’s so bad that in the five-year memory book I try to write in at the end of every day, just a quick recap ofRead more…

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Missing Teeth, Losing Kids and an Ode to the Minivan

Usually here on Sundays I do a little Week in Review thing cleverly disguised as just another post. Really, I consider it a value-added day because not only do I usually tell a little story but I point out other posts I had written throughout the week that you might not have known existed, slippingRead more…

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Putting the Sexy Back in Minivans

You might have read here that I am on a quest to bring the minivan back. I’ve been rocking my Town & Country rental all week. Since I started driving my shiny white beauty following a little run-in with a tractor-trailer, I’ve started thinking a lot about – given all the vehicle’s bells and whistles,Read more…

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