In the After…

So much pain, fear, and for some--absolute agony and despair. Surprisingly, I'm almost glad that I am not trying to raise children in an environment that's become so fraught with divisive and negative language and actions. Years and years of watching news reports about political violence following elections in other countries, I could not have … Continue reading In the After…

What I Know for Sure

For today’s prompt, tell us three things that you believe in your heart to be true. Today's prompt got me to thinking about last night.  I had dinner with my sisters, Mom, Aunt and a friend celebrating her 50th birthday.  2013 for her was, as she put it to us, a shit-year. She said that … Continue reading What I Know for Sure

The Luckiest Person, Me!

The prompt today encourages bloggers to write about the first person we saw today.  The first person I see every day is my husband and while I love him to pieces, I'm going to put my own spin on the Luckiest People topic.   The second person this morning I interacted with is a Facebook friend.  … Continue reading The Luckiest Person, Me!

Repetition is the Mother of Learning

Repetition is the mother of learning; or so I recall being told on more than one occasion during my childhood. Repetition was certainly the mother of learning your catechism in a Catholic family when I was a kid. Weekday afternoons, usually a Monday or Tuesday, I remember my mom taking us to our catechism classes … Continue reading Repetition is the Mother of Learning