Thirty-six years ago, two days before my eighteenth birthday, I gave birth to my firstborn son. He’s pushing forty but as the saying goes he’s still my little boy. Ten months earlier David and I had married. The length of time is pertinent to the story as I’ve been asked if I had to get […]
The Baby is Turning 12!
Saturday will be E’s 12th birthday and because I intend to be enjoying an afternoon of ice skating with her on Woodland Pond, I’m posting these birthday greetings today. E is the baby of our family of 5 kids. She shares this status with her older brother who is 32. Yes, we had a nineteen-year […]
Time is on My Side
As E is about to turn 11 and my oldest son is soon to be 35, I am reminded of how quickly time flies and the changes that come with its passing. Sometimes, we get stuck in a rut of negative thinking about time. Taking the time will require too much of us. We think […]