Category Archives: Family

Open letter to an adult son


My son, I can still remember the day you were born. I was so scared for you, and for me. Scared for you because you weren’t immediately healthy, and scared for me in that I had to learn how to … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr Grapes


It is important to begin by stating that today is March 27, 2012. Today is also Tuesday. It was my intention to be making this journey on Wednesday, but I presently find myself exhausted from lack of sleep and a … Continue reading

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Dear Dad


As I lay awake in bed this morning, staring at a dark ceiling in my lonely room, I realized that in just a few weeks it will be 10 years since you’ve left us. I can’t believe that it’s already … Continue reading

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20 Things to Share with your High School and Middle School Student


This post was found at theahaconnection.com and I thought I would share it here. It’s worth reading. ———————————- January 21st, 2012 Funny little ditty forwarded from an Aha! Subscriber and friend….(Thanks for sharing EJ!) 1. Yes, your freshman year counts … Continue reading

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Yahtzee by Candlelight


A couple of weeks ago the power went out at my home, and my daughter and I were interrupted while watching a movie.  We scrambled for candles and once we found some, decided we would play Yahtzee.  We had all … Continue reading

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My Father’s “Funeral”


    The article below was written for a a college English class I took in 2006.  I had sent the final product to my mother and she printed and saved it.  She’s recently sent me some pictures that I wanted … Continue reading

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A New Twist


I’ve been negligent in writing lately, and for that I apologize.  This blog was going to be my outlet to discuss my random rants and opinions, and I may still do that from time to time, but the focus here … Continue reading

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