Month: March 2000

  • talk provides parental support

    Once a week for the past 28 years of parenting I have been convinced that I was a total failure as a mother. Only talking with other parents has convinced me otherwise. I married a man with two young sons for whom I was the primary caregiver. All my ideas for raising children were quickly…

  • closed door institutions

    Tell me “you can’t miss it” and I will, especially when it come to finding the office at area businesses, schools and churches. I have proven that repeatedly these past few weeks. When it comes to area businesses, I assume finding the office will be no problem. Business have to be obvious and accessible for…

  • clean bill of health

    For someone who is getting old, I am really quite healthy. During flu season co-workers sprayed the office heavily with anti-septic. They walked away apologizing profusely for the smell. I didn’t have a cold, but I couldn’t smell anything. I began peeling an orange and realized I could not smell it either. I went to…

  • toddlers growing up

    Early in our marriage I told my husband if we did our job right, our children would be ready to leave at 18. I don’t know how it happened but they were ready and they did leave. Our nest is empty. Our college student is aiming to be financially independent next year. Without my help…