Tag: family

The pieces left behind

I’ve been thinking lately about posterity. It comes with the prominence of wrinkles. I’ve wondered what my children will remember most about me. It might be that I was a strict mother (She was mean!), or that I preferred family time over all else (She never let us have our friends over!), or that I…

Crises in ice cream

“She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards Who said retirement was fabulous? Who said it would be easy? I want names and numbers (so I can wring their slimy little necks and give them a piece of my mind….). Yeah, you…

Filthy Rich

  “You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy.” ~ Garth Brooks As I reflect on this idea and the things money cannot buy, I feel blessed and rich beyond measure. My sister and I were incredibly lucky to have the parents we have/had. We’ve discussed this many times. I hope this gives…