In August 1994, in my previous life, my sister MessCat joined our family on vacation. We stayed in the little park home at the "campground" in Florida. It was called a campground, but everyone stayed in some kind of mobile/modular home on a little plot of grass across from the canal. Many had boats docked… Continue reading Whoa man!
On days when you say, more than once, "I can't do this anymore" and consider putting an ad out there for an adult to come and take over because making one more decision does not sound like anything you are going to be doing this day, here is what I know is good: *Children (young… Continue reading Not Today
for days and weeks and then months so many spoke of "after the war is over" and finally, when the months turned into years, those words were spoken less and less and the haze that hung over the city and the dark curtains over the windows were no longer distinguishable from what we remembered from… Continue reading proof of angels
My oldest's favorite song over the holidays was "Baby It's Cold Outside." Yes, it's a disconcerting song when you really listen to the words. But if you listen to the Pearl Bailey and Hot Lips Page version (my favorite) of it from 1949, you soon realize that the woman who voiced "Big Mama" from "The… Continue reading If you are cold, they are cold–who’s bringing them inside?