And I thought my kids were done with my breasts

My breasts were a big deal to my kids when I was nursing. Not that they were all that big, just a big deal at meal time. Which seemed like an all day activity most days. Then when my breasts quit providing nutrients, suddenly the kids were interested in their flexibility. Sometimes I felt a … Continue reading And I thought my kids were done with my breasts

Sometimes, you just have to walk away

I'm trying to be more honest, but people are making it very hard to refrain from those little white lies. There really are only two things I can do now if I feel threatened to tell an untruth. Laugh out loud Politely walk away Both of which will undoubtedly cause embarrassment to the other party … Continue reading Sometimes, you just have to walk away

Little girls, big girls and everything in between

Two days after we returned from Maui, my best friend E came to visit us from Georgia. Over the years, each trip seems to get longer and longer. There never seems to be enough hours together, and this recent visit was no exception. This time, we got her for 12 days. There was also the … Continue reading Little girls, big girls and everything in between

Weighting for change

"It’s time for a change in outward appearance, be it a character, yourself, or someone in your life. In 500 words or less, write about a makeover of your choice (hair, clothes, makeup, facial hair for the menfolk), fictional or memoir/creative non-fiction. Let’s think about how physical appearance changes can affect the inner landscape."   … Continue reading Weighting for change

A Day in Someone Else’s Clothes

I am a thrift store junkie. My favorite is the Salvation Army Store. In fact, recently while my best friend was visiting a few weeks ago, we patronized multiple Salvation Army Stores for three full days. Piles and piles of other people's cast-offs were over-flowing from my cart. Yoga pants with tags still in them, … Continue reading A Day in Someone Else’s Clothes