My brother's words rang through my cell phone and echoed hollowly in my ears for a second. Then outrage swept up and replaced the echo. "I'm NOT acting like a soccer mom. I am acting like a MOM!" Righteous indignation oozed out of every word. I was watching my son play his very first soccer… Continue reading “Don’t Be A Soccer Mom….”
Here we go again...only this time I am watching from afar. After the unlikely, and, at the time, unusually active hurricane season of 2004, the norm is not to be surprised by a hurricane, but rather to anticipate multiple hurricanes. I sit here and look at the map and projections of Ernesto, the latest storm,… Continue reading Hurricane ’06
In the course of researching the history of women's suffrage in the United States for my latest project, I have come across amazing information. I have read pamphlets by women who dedicated their entire life to securing a woman's legal right to vote. And I have read the words of women who thought voting foolish,… Continue reading Votes for Women
Apparently, I am failing the masses (ahem) who read my blog daily. They are hanging on my words as if they are drips of nourishing honey. Or... I am just not blogging like I should. But as I have already stated in a previous blog (see "Where Does The Time Go?"), I am actually busy. … Continue reading What Have You Done For Me Lately?
No one ever wants to hear bad news. Ever. In fact, I believe some people (I would be one of them) live their lives with great precision just to avoid hearing bad news. Not always, though, are they (me) successful. Today I learned sad news about a friend's marriage. It ripped out my gut. My… Continue reading Mourning