Monthly Archives: December 2013

Out With The Old

A new year means so many things. I am lugging a stack of manila folders from my desk to the file cabinet. My computer is crashing and while I know what I want to replace it with and everything is … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays 2013

My son-in-law’s mean chili (his description) is cooking and it smells so good, it is tainting my ability to think of a topic. Our white Christmas is quickly melting but the spirit of the song is alive and well. My … Continue reading

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Malala and Pope Francis: The Power of Personality

When my children were growing up, I saw first hand, the power of personality. In that particular case, it was negative power used by a bully who had a persona that others felt compelled to follow, much like Hitler, I … Continue reading

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No Other Gifts

One of the biggest blessings I enjoy these days is the do-over through my grandchildren. I have the opportunity to correct the mistakes I made with my children. I recognize the importance of time – spending time, making time, and … Continue reading

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Party Phobia

Company is coming! For the last treat of my month in Florida, I get to see my niece and her daughter. I haven’t seen her in two years, so this is extra special. My daughter doesn’t have many cousins so … Continue reading

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Time, Time, Time

Time, time, time…. The baby is over a week old. How can that be? I leave in less than a week? How can that be? The AWOL sun is finally peeking out from behind the clouds. Diamonds are sparkling on … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

My daughter and son-in-law made excellent plans for my participation in the new baby’s arrival before I arrived. They programmed the route to the hospital, over an hour worth of driving, into the GPS in the car that I would … Continue reading

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