If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee, I might tell you that life is good and I am lucky to be enjoying it with good health. If we were having coffee, might warn you that I am a wee bit clumsy, so you may see me spill some of that coffee on my shirt or shorts. Don’t […]

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A page from Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. I am having a series of unfortunate events and it seems as if I have landed smack dab in the middle of Murphy and his black comedy. Road Trip, European Vacation or Planes Trains and […]

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Control Freak

I think I am a control freak.  My phone rang. It’s Noah. “I just got to work and the lab is closed. I forgot it’s a holiday.” My first words…”So I hope you’re studying!” Silence. “Well…no,”  he adds reluctantly. “I’m composing a song.” I could hear the guilt in his voice. And I instantly know […]

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Oh sweet Summer!

When I was teaching, summer was everything. Once spring break was over and we headed into the home stretch, summer came a calling. Everyone had vacation on the brain and signs were evident. Children began wearing shorts and flip flops to school. Teachers were happier as they envisioned days of sitting on their decks, margaritas […]

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Liebster Blog Award

I am excited to say that I have been nominated for a Liebster award! Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. I was really happy to hear that Lou and Lea  liked my blog so much that she nominated me for the Liebster Award! The […]

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Top Ten Reasons why it’s cool to have Adult Children.

by Kathy Pardell Prologue I never wanted my children to grow up to be adults, at least at the beginning. I tried to appreciate and soak in all those charming little moments when they were small and adorable and they went to bed early. Those sweet baby days are long over and the teen years […]

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