Sponge rollers

“Umm…mom…your hair…uh…it looks like a bad 80’s movie,” said she-who-speak-painful-truth.  The words were no sooner out of her mouth before her eyes widened in panic.  Yeah, we’ve talked about her brutal honesty before. This time I busted out laughing.  She went from looking panicked to just looking horrified.  Not at her statement but at my […]

Today at lunch we talked woulda-shoulda-coulda’s for a minute or 2. It didn’t last long. We aren’t the sort of girls to carry a lot of regret.  In that conversation a friend mentioned that her husband had an interesting take on the old “…if I could go back I would…” But his take was that […]

I am boring 

15 and a half years ago I became a mom.  I am pretty sure 15 and three-quarters of a year ago was the last time I was alone.  I was better at it back then.  Friday night my fella started his spring break. Thanks to some generous friends he’s been a beach bum ever since.  […]

   If you read my blog…thank you.  If you’ve reached out with a hug, a kind word, a nice note or a kind gesture…thank you. If you’ve commented in kindness…thank you. If you’ve commented in ugliness…well…thank you too, because clarity is clarity and you can’t underestimate seeing things clearly.  I am humbled by the kindness […]