Category Archives: parenting

Zero Excuses

Sometimes, blog subjects are so apparent, and then sometimes they are so NOT. In the middle of the covid pandemic, we find ourselves in the middle of race riots reminiscent of the sixties. History repeats itself, over and over, until … Continue reading

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SPRING forward

I’ve been out in the neighborhood rabble-rousing. That’s just so me. Actually, my HOA made what I believe is an unwise decision, so I’m out asking my neighbor’s opinions. That’s what’s supposed to happen in a democracy, right? We’ll see … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there. Your role in the lives of your children goes far beyond what many realize. You are the model of your children’s behavior, their ethics and morals when they become adults. The … Continue reading

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Shoes

A pile of shoes waited patiently by the door. The grandkids played ping-pong downstairs. Voices and laughter floated up the stairs and filled the house with joy. They were all up late the night before, not by choice, but because … Continue reading

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Babies

My oh my, if I wrote what all has happened in the last week, no one would believe it. Suffice it to say, we are still here, and right now, that is huge. On the good side, it was like … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Even if you’re a dad, you can still have a special, fun day. It’s okay. Parenting is where you learn patience, a very necessary ingredient in life. Last night we built a fire and made s’mores in … Continue reading

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What Can I Do?

BB the bunny’s life has been a mixed bag lately. On one hand, the neighbor chased him back to my place with a hose and hot sauce spray when he ventured into their garden. (Baby Bunny turned into Bad Bunny.) … Continue reading

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Fur and Feathers

The flagstone steps are set, the plants are potted, the yard sale is over, and I played my first tennis of the season. (Love that game!) Spring has sprung. It is the busy, end of the school year time of … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

One step forward, one step back. That seems to be the progress I’m making lately, though it really isn’t. I drug all the hoses out and hooked them up for a summer of watering my flower pots out front, occasionally … Continue reading

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Live Your Legacy

Do you ever scoff or roll your eyes when you see an old expression such as Gandhi’s “You must be the change you wish to see in the world”? I wouldn’t be so quick to pass the old truisms over. … Continue reading

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