Summer is approaching, and I’m freaking out

Monday night I pulled out a chart at a booster club meeting, to mark people's responses for our end of the year banquet. It wasn't very elaborate. There were columns for those that had confirmed "yes", "maybe", and "No reply". As parents gave me checks and confirmations, I marked and initialed their name. The checks … Continue reading Summer is approaching, and I’m freaking out

A sweatshirt and pajama kind of mom

Childhood memories flash pictures of my mom in soft earthy corduroy, knee-socks and Birkenstock. The nubby feel of knitted garments still remind me of a favorite striped sweater she wore everywhere.  I've seen pictures of her in her youth and she was quite stylish. She sported short skirts, fun fabrics, trendy hats and sunglasses that … Continue reading A sweatshirt and pajama kind of mom