Tag Archives: children

Mirror Image

As I was pulling out of the driveway this morning on my way to the store, I saw my neighbors outside with their youngest child, a little boy who is three. They are my neighbors with the three children who … Continue reading

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“Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time.  I think I’ve forgotten this before.”             —Steve Wright I’ve been working on the annotated picture album I mentioned a couple of posts … Continue reading

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Being a Friend Isn’t Always Easy

I am not a person who needs a lot of friends. A few really good ones will do, and I’ve been blessed with those. Nevertheless, I did find it a little lonely when we first moved to Virginia Beach and … Continue reading

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Precious Cargo

Last night I had insomnia, and as I lay awake, I thought about the upcoming visit of my daughter and her family. That led my stream-of-consciousness mind to reminisce about last summer’s spectacular vacation when we rented a big house … Continue reading

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Time Stands Still With Baseball

Monday we went to our first minor league baseball game here in Hampton Roads.  Our AAA team is the Norfolk Tides who play in a beautiful stadium called Harbor Park.  We parked our car at the Park & Ride and … Continue reading

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This Is No Joke

You know those lightbulb jokes that ask how many people of a certain group are needed to change a lightbulb? The punchline always targets a certain group and is usually derogatory. Well I have a slightly different version for you: … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

I am exhausted.  Totally.  Maybe it was staying up to midnight and beyond every night when my usual bedtime is 9:30.  But when you get to spend a week with your daughter, son-in-law and granddaughters having an X-Men marathon, binging … Continue reading

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5-Minute Friday: After

I love visiting our children. Living so far away from them, I don’t get to see them often enough, especially since airline tickets are so expensive. Planning the visit, the days or weeks of anticipation of the trip, pulling out … Continue reading

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Where Has the Time Gone?

Fifteen years ago today, I became a grandmother.  I could have phrased this differently:  My beautiful, talented granddaughter is fifteen years old today.  But this is my blog, so it’s all about me.  As I was saying, I became a … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, I’m Irish

As everyone knows, the United States is the largest melting pot on Earth. Those of us whose families have been around for a long time have histories tied to many different nations and ethnicities. My mother’s ancestors are from England, … Continue reading

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