Dear Darlings, I told you the story of my favorite Christmas gifts I was given this past holiday. So far I have permission to share two of… Read more “Permission granted.”
Have you ever?
Dear Darlings, Christmas this year was different for us than years’ past, as I’m sure it was for all of you. There were no big Christmas parties,… Read more “Have you ever?”
Life and Death and the Adoptee
Dear Darlings, Most of you know the story of my adoption. I’ve written about many aspects of my story, but today’s part of the narrative is one… Read more “Life and Death and the Adoptee”
When the ‘Rona comes to Roost
Dear Darlings, At the beginning of August we had a very unwelcome visitor…one I hope stays away from your doorstep. We had close family friends over for… Read more “When the ‘Rona comes to Roost”
A Mother’s Day Celebration. Pandemic Style.
Dear Darlings, Some things about this pandemic have absolutely, 100 percent sucked, but I will take one beautifully stunning memory with me for eternity because this happened.… Read more “A Mother’s Day Celebration. Pandemic Style.”
Really? In the middle of the Pandemic?
Dear Darlings, So, this happened today. At 7:36 I reached for my phone to see what the day would bring. I was lying in bed, comfortable, warm… Read more “Really? In the middle of the Pandemic?”
Horatio and the house elves
Dear Darlings, Horatio. Dear, sweet Horatio. He has been our savior in this new way of life we now embrace. Going from just Stan and me at… Read more “Horatio and the house elves”
Here’s Looking at you, Kid!
Dear Darlings, Yesterday, in the midst of this pandemic, I did something unfathomable…I took a shower, put on make up, got dressed in real clothes (not just… Read more “Here’s Looking at you, Kid!”
From two to five
Dear Darlings, Sooo…you thought you were empty nesters. Or getting ready to send your kids off to college, or getting ready to put your little one in… Read more “From two to five”
Dear Darlings, During this crazy, stress-filled, panic-inducing, social distancing time I was asked to blog again, or rather told that I need to write this down. This… Read more “Cocky”