Family

Celebrating The Past On Thanksgiving Day

  My daughter's eight-day visit is over. Mother's and daughters, there's something special about that relationship. I wonder if it's because mother's see a reflection of themselves in their daughter's mannerisms for a fleeting moment. And when your kids are on their own and live in another state, every moment with them is fleeting. The… Continue reading Celebrating The Past On Thanksgiving Day

Family, Parenting

My Son’s Gift On His Birthday

  Birds chirped, the fountain dripped and a gardener's blower punctuated my thoughts.The morning began with wistful moments. Today is my son's birthday. A rush of memories swept across my mind's eye. A baby with his first piñata, a toddler with a potty chair, a new backpack for Kindergarten... Could it be 30 years? When… Continue reading My Son’s Gift On His Birthday