Life & Love & Lessons Learned

An Angel Takes Her Rightful Place

A few years ago I wrote about Claire. Claire was the mom of a boy I knew back in high school, dare I say, 35 years ago.  I didn't know her back then. I hadn't met her until just about ten years ago. Living in a small town, we'd run into each other from time… Continue reading An Angel Takes Her Rightful Place

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Sawdust & Memories

My son has a project due in a few days. He has to recreate a Trireme. If y'all aren't currently taking 7th grade History class, it's a devastating warship which permitted Athens to build her maritime empire and dominate the Aegean in the 5th century BCE. (Thank you, Google.) He's had weeks to prepare and… Continue reading Sawdust & Memories

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

Missing the Good Old Days…

I've been thinking about how insane things feel right now. It seems you can't say anything, do anything or be anything without someone being offended. Bullying. Cyber Bullying. Exploitation of kids, women...black lives matter, blue lives matter...shouldn't everyone matter? For the past few nights my daughter has been crying because of a hoax that was… Continue reading Missing the Good Old Days…