Monthly Archives: December 2012

Full Out Barry Manilow on your Ass

I’m sapping out.  Yesterday, I teared up watching a gaggle of preschoolers sing “It’s a Small World” while signing the words.  Watch out, I might go full on Barry Manilow on your ass. The love fest really began after my … Continue reading

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Misdiagnosis

Like hoards of other people this week, I shared the blog post “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother” on my facebook page.  The author of the piece describes her struggle in raising her son, who suffers from mental illness.   I’m sure … Continue reading

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Giddy Up! I’m a Stranger!

“MOM! HE’S HUGGING ME!!!” My son is in love with his brother.  No, I’m not referring to an episode of The Young and The Restless (is that still on?). I’m talking about how my youngest son, Kellen, can’t keep his … Continue reading

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A Rose By Any Other Name Would Not Be Rosemary

I am developing permanent calluses on my fingers from cutting out paper mittens, animals, and fruits.  Every Tuesday morning, I drop Kellen off with my mother-in-law and volunteer at Liam’s preschool for three hours.  I thought I would be spending … Continue reading

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Blanket- A Stupid Name But A Great Notion

One of my crafty girlfriends posted a question today asking how much to charge for a crocheted blanket.  Another friend replied “a million dollars.”  I totally understood where she was coming from.  Until you have made a blanket, I don’t … Continue reading

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Live With Compassion

If there is a God, I think he or she knows I have delicate emotional sensibilities.  Every time there is a national tragedy, I seem to have some personal problem distracting me from taking immediate notice.  Yesterday, most of my … Continue reading

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You Can Go Home Again, But Only For One Night

I was nine years old when “The Big Chill” came out.  I remember adults talking about the film and getting nostalgic for their own younger days.  I caught a few glimpses on the TV when I was supposed to be … Continue reading

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