It Takes a Village

I do not profess to be a Hillary Clinton fan; however, if there was anything she should take credit for it is her message, “It takes a village.” My parents divorced when I was two years old, remarried (each other) when I was 13 years old and divorced a final time a year later. The […]

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The One Who Leads

I don’t remember when I first heard this. I believe it may have been from my mama. It is the belief that when someone leaves this earth, there is someone who has already passed on that comes to lead them to the after world. Today would have been my son’s 22 birthdays. Truth be told, […]

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One Night Stands

Am I the only person who has never had a successful one night stand? My John’s first question, “Define Success?” A successful one night stand is a roll in the hay with someone you just met that you either slither out of said someone’s apartment at 3:00 am with the proverbial hair fuck calling for […]

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March On

Modern technology is pretty tough to ignore.  When you have a facebook account that can remind you what you were doing this time last year AND this time in 2011 it is a true reminder that time marches on. I joined facebook in 2008.  My mama was diagnosed with cancer in September, 2010.   Today, Facebook […]

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God has a Plan

I think I am a little too old to be experiencing sleep deprivation from my children.  My oldest is (cough) 23 and my youngest is 14.  9 years between the oldest and the youngest child equates to over a decade of less than ideal REM patterns. Besides, I was much younger then, 20-low 30s.  I […]

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#2 Son

#2 son is actually #3 son, which is why he will always have a special place in my heart. After losing our #2 son, Grant, at 2.5 months of age, I found myself pregnant with Anders.   Early pregnancy was a bit of a challenge due to low hormone levels, but he and I persevered […]

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Hello world!

I’ve been talking about doing this (blogging/writing my book) for more than three years now. Seeing as that I am recently unemployed, I have followed the general recommendations a) update your resume; b) send them out; c) file for unemployment.  I’ve done the responsible things.  Pended bills, spending sprees, international vacations, one of my wine […]

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