Often when I start a blog post, I have a title in mind but right now I don’t so let’s see where we end up. Yesterday, my brother asked what my mothers legal name was. He was in the midst of filling out a life altering document, his marriage license application. It was a group… Continue reading I forgot….
Sometimes you need to observe someone else struggling in order to see your own. I have written before about my struggle with control. From seemingly insignificant things like the way a book is going to end or searching for spoilers to see if I want to see a movie to the feelings I experienced after… Continue reading there is always something to learn
So this has been a week in my world…. At around 2am early Wednesday morning my man-child woke me up and told me he was in pain. In my barely awake state, we had a conversation trying to determine what was going on. My teenage son generally does not come into my room in the… Continue reading keeping it real
So I decided to give dating a shot again. Such a strange world to be a part of. On Friday night I met a man for dinner. We had a nice time, often commiserating on the ‘joys’ of dating. One of the things he mentioned was logistics. One story was about someone he dated for… Continue reading reflection
I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately. In large part due to the anniversary of my losing my mom. I remember so many times over the last 18 years just wishing I could have her back. For me personally, I have been living with this life altering loss for almost 2 decades.… Continue reading hindsight
Which mother actually purchased an additional calendar this year to keep track of all of the crazy this band life & college child has created? Which mother printed out the schedules, updates, emails & has been trying to keep everything a little bit organized, making sure she is updating any changes and additions? Which mother… Continue reading which mother…..
So, if you have read any of my blog posts lately, you may have noticed, I’m not really a fan of Halloween. Just not my thing. What I am also not sure of (among many things) is this new life as a competitive high school marching band mom. I was woefully unprepared for this new… Continue reading this or that