“I love living alone. I feel like the queen of my own little castle.” Those were the words my son’s girlfriend posted on Facebook after moving into… Read more “An Apartment of One’s Own”
Category: Middle Age
Go ahead, kill the mom!
“You wouldn’t like it,” my son informed me when I asked him how he enjoyed the movie he’d just seen. I didn’t argue since I haven’t liked… Read more “Go ahead, kill the mom!”
Sugar and spice and everything…
I have a sneaking suspicion that most people look at me and think they see a nice middle-aged mom wearing stretch jeans from Walmart who drives an… Read more “Sugar and spice and everything…”
Are you listening?
When you have been married as long as my husband Mark and I have it really starts to show in all kinds of interesting ways. Because while… Read more “Are you listening?”
Full Time Daydreamer
I am fairly certain that I have gone through the majority of my life in a perpetual fog. I can’t swear to that since I’ve am usually… Read more “Full Time Daydreamer”
Oh, yeah, life goes on…
A friend and I were commiserating about the fact that once you get past the age 50, it really kind of sucks to still keep on being… Read more “Oh, yeah, life goes on…”
Confessions of an Anti-hoarder
I freely admit that I am one quirky girl. Even my quirks have quirks. Some are almost endearing but most, I suspect, fall closer to the annoying… Read more “Confessions of an Anti-hoarder”
I want a cohort. I’ll be even more specific: I want a neighborhood cohort. After spending my formative years with my nose glued to the boob tube… Read more “Where’s Rhoda?”
Guess who’s coming to dinner?
“I’ve had enough,” my youngest son announced as he pushed away a half-finished taco. “I don’t feel like having any more.” My husband, Mark, and I exchanged… Read more “Guess who’s coming to dinner?”
Love, American Style
I am perfectly aware that I have been far too influenced by television. I am part of the Television Generation and I’m pretty sure that my family… Read more “Love, American Style”