Running the Race

Recently I was sitting at a four-way light, looking at the people in the other lanes, all of us waiting for our signal to proceed. My vehicle pointed North towards home. It was a sunny but cool afternoon, as we’re getting glimpses of warmth here in the Northeast. It is still March, after all. While […]

Managing Expectations

Today I got my third review, the first negative one, on the Amazon website for my book ‘Love, Gramma’. I have been anticipating this, wondering how I would feel when it happened. I have to admit, my first reaction was feeling kicked in the gut, but my second reaction was almost instantaneously after that, and […]

When You Grow Up

In honor of Mother’s Day coming up in a few days, I decided to share an essay I wrote about my children when they were younger and driving me slightly bananas. At the time I wrote it, I had been a single mother for 13 years raising two sons, so there’s that. “When You Grow […]