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Monthly archive February, 2013
Remembering Martha (Who Is Gone Way Too Soon)

Remembering Martha (Who Is Gone Way Too Soon)

My friend Martha died on Friday. Hit by a car when she left a store. And there really are no words to describe a loss like this. Words like tragic, horrible and awful aren’t enough.
My Teenagers Are Going To College (Soon)

My Teenagers Are Going To College (Soon)

My teenagers. They make me crazy. To the point that I just can’t take it any more. Then I freak out that they’re not going to be under my roof much longer. In two years, the oldest will be getting ready to go to college. And I miss them already. A little erratic, right? Take...
Conversations With Myself: President’s Day Edition

Conversations With Myself: President’s Day Edition

I’ve had a long President’s Day weekend of being by myself for extended periods of time. And I’ve really enjoyed it. (Probably more than I should have.) But today it’s all coming to an end. My husband is back from his ski trip. The kids will be coming back from their dad’s house. And life...
Haphazard Memories: A Shirt And My Virginity

Haphazard Memories: A Shirt And My Virginity

I was a junior in college. He was a freshman. And he was my first real boyfriend. (I know. I was a cougar, right? Ahead of my time.) And he took my virginity.
Best Pick-Up Line Ever (A Story For Valentine's Day)

Best Pick-Up Line Ever (A Story For Valentine’s Day)

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I want to share with you the story behind the best pick-up line ever. “Give me a kiss and make it worth your while.” Spoken by my second husband. Way before I ever thought I would have him as my second husband much less even have a second husband. I...
Crying (Over Raynaud's) In Las Vegas

Crying (Over Raynaud’s) In Las Vegas

Remember that trip I made to Las Vegas after the New Year? The one that didn’t go so well because of our accommodations? Well there was something else going on that also made it rain on our parade. A torrent of tears. You see, I have Raynaud’s.