Recently I was on solo parenting duty while my husband was away at a conference. This was my first time solo parenting that involved waking up and getting both kids to school. Both my kids are car riders, and each of their schools is in opposite directions with a lot of traffic between them. Factor [...]
It is time to look at the goals I set for myself at the beginning ...
There are just some phrases that you only dream of actually using in your own ...
Even in our progressive American society weddings are still a big deal to many women. ...
For me it is more than a drink. Coffee has meaning in my life and in my relationships.
This has been the focus of my meditations of late as I’ve tried to find more balance in my life. I am many things to many people, and yet I am not who I wish to be to myself.
Me answering the phone: “Hello. Veronica speaking. How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “Yes, I’m looking for Veronica.” Me: “This is she. How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “Um…excuse me?” Me speaking slower: “How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “I’m with _______?” Me: “OK. How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “I’m [...]
Every now and then I see these memes or status updates from, let’s just say, people saying things referring to when they were younger how they didn’t have video games and played outside and didn’t have cell phones and that the street lights were their curfew and you get the idea. Then I see all these likes or retweets of, let’s call it, support or agreement, and I sit there wondering who these people are on their computers and smart phones disparaging the time kids play video games or watch TV.