Sep 25

letting them go

As my children grow, I realize how much less they need me for things. Oh sure they still want me to cook and do their laundry and clean the house, heck I wish someone would do those things for me!I’m talking about the need for me to make plans for… Read more »

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Sep 24

Teen Drivers

It has been 6 weeks since my twin teen daughters began driving with their permits. Prior that their 15th birthday they drove in our neighborhood and in parking lots and nothing over 20 mph,and with very little traffic.I admit, at first it was very nerve racking to sit in that… Read more »

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Sep 18

The Friday top 5

The top 5 things I’m thinking about today:1. My parents move2. My busy weekend3. My plans for today4. Lack of extra money….ugh5. My daughters’ laptop…and what in the hell they did to it! I can’t believe over half of September is gone….wow! I can’t believe how much it sucks to… Read more »

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Sep 18

She is NOT like me

I read this on another blog, and I liked it so much, I’m copying it. I’m hearing a lot of hogwash about Sarah Palin’s popularity being based on the fact that “she’s just like us”. Get those pcs writing letters to the editor folks – we have to clear up… Read more »

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Sep 16
Sort of a Role Reversal

Sort of a Role Reversal

I am a daughter. My parents are 81 and 83, and for the most part, I am blessed their health is fairly good. My father has Parkinson’s and macular degeneration. He has learned to accept most of his limitations, but he is often frustrated at not being able to do… Read more »

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Sep 10

Contemplating

I’ve been discussing returning to the work force. Those that knew me from 22-40 would laugh that I even left it. I loved working, making my own money, contribuiting to our family, all of that. I made a decent income, and worked hard, but 7 years ago my family needed… Read more »

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Sep 02

September

Do you know the Earth Wind and Fire song? It’s a great one! I think I recall it most from the fall of 1978 when I was a freshman in college, a guy I’d met, a sort of love interest, but mostly a friend had an old convertible, and he… Read more »

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Aug 29

The race begins

A few days before the RNC, the VP selection is announced and Sarah Palin, a Governor from Alaska, has been chosen. A virtual unknown with a nice track record in the large state, with small population of Alaska. I have no idea what kind of power their Gov has, but… Read more »

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Aug 27

Political excitement

My home is full of it. We have always been a family that watches the news, reads the paper and talks about local, national and world events. It’s the type of home I was raised in, my husband too, so we enjoy passing this on to our children. An election… Read more »

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Aug 25

Teen disappointment

Sometime today I am going to be comforting a teen daughter who didn’t make a team she wanted. My dd1 is 15 and is a softball player. She is a good player, and she works hard. Is she the best? no, but she really tries and she wants to get… Read more »

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