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 …

When The Bell Doesn’t Ring

When we have trained ourselves to follow certain habits, we sometimes fall behind when the bell doesn’t ring as expected. Or, we make lists, but don’t look at them. Or, we turn off our ringer, and the bell does ring, Read More …

Life and Lemons

There are quite a few analogies about life and lemons out there, and my favorite is probably about opening a lemonade stand. Or, a vodka lemon spritzer maybe? Even though lemonade stands conjure up the idea of summer and sun-shiny Read More …

Love the Substitute

What do you do when you don’t love the substitute? I mean, every one knows that the real thing is better. Coke vs. Diet Coke. (Had to, it’s their slogan, or was anyway…) Butter vs. olive oil (I don’t particularly Read More …

Caffeinated Sisters

I have plenty of caffeinated sisters, besides my siblings…but they’re my favorite. We all do it. We have our favorite. It just is a part of our lives; caused by with early mornings, late nights stay up kids from homework Read More …

Horses Wild

We learn to play card games at an early age – at least we used to. Today, would the kids even understand it if we joked around and laid down a pair of cards and yelled “horses wild!” They don’t Read More …