weigh in on life
I walk through my front door tonight and sigh a deep, tired, overwhelming relieved to be home sigh. I leave home most mornings before 6:00 and arrive home most evenings after 7:00. 509 more words
2 weeks, 4 days
Birthdays are celebrations of life.
Each January 24, I wake up and will myself to remember that birthdays are a celebration. This morning, I woke and then closed my eyes and thought back to January 24, 1982. 643 more words
1 month, 1 week
My sisters are great!
Ten, twelve, maybe twenty times a year, we start a diet contest. Out of the blue, an email arrives and it reads something like this: 444 more words
1 month, 3 weeks
Putting on her lipstick, my mother warns, “Now I need you kids to be good tonight.” “Oh no,” I think. “We’re getting Nancy as our babysitter.” Nancy lived across the street, one door down and was my friend Amy’s older sister. 352 more words
1 month, 4 weeks