Now They All Get Along

It is the last day of Christmas break for our college student and seriously, the last 3 days have been probably the best ever…my friends of college students, past and present may have experienced this, but this is a first Read More …

Their Best Movie Role

It is really fun to listen to kids talk about actors in their best movie role. Tom Cruise in Knight and Day. (“Maybe not “the” best movie, but his best role.”) Zendaya in The Greatest Showman. (“She did her own Read More …

Too Young or Too Old

Back to the fringes…but this time, to muse about the ones who are too young or too old. Too young to feed themselves…sadly, sometimes too old to do the same. Too young to have a filter; kids they say the Read More …

It’s Still About Communication

Whenever things go wrong, most of the time it’s still about communication. Is that what they said, or is that what they meant to say? Is that what they told you, or what you heard? Is that what SIRI heard, Read More …

It’s Rarely The Middle

My one sister might say, it’s rarely the middle child who causes the problems… it is always the oldest or the youngest. I think I will accept that if the youngest sister will, too. This, however, is not the theory Read More …

It’s All Over

In some ways, it appears that it’s all over. Christmas, New Years, the Golden Globes…even the arctic freeze that has had the east cost shivering. (We hit a balmy 44 F today, which is 4 times warmer than it was Read More …

Women In Black

Last night, (maybe longer ago than that depending on when you are reading this post,) the Golden Globes was dominated by the women in black. It was a night that was memorable for many reasons. More than just… …the standard Read More …

Lingering Later

When the time passes by so quickly that you didn’t realize you were lingering later than your normal bedtime (and the kids) it was a good night. When the winter chill has you indoors, the setting sun doesn’t give you Read More …