Tag: Parenting

The Intolerable Case of the In-betweens

I’ve got a bad case of the in-betweens. I am: in-between draft 2 and draft 3 of the sequel. (Or sequel 2.5 as I like to call it). in-between the miracle of signing a publishing contract and the workload that follows. in-between aspiring and achieving. And I’m restless. I crave that unrelenting drive to write that typically fuels me. I…

Create a Little Space Today.

Last week I cleaned my mother’s closet. She needed space. For her shoes. For her clothes. For her walker to go in front of her as she prepares to leave the rehab facility where she has been recovering from back surgery. So out went the boxes of paperwork she had collected over the years and which had taken up residence…

No brunch or card or geranium needed.

Hello again, lovely readers! It’s Mother’s Day weekend and of course I’m going to blog about the big day. You knew I would, right? You probably figured out from the title that this isn’t going to be some sugar-coated posting that could send you into diabetic shock or running to the dentist. There’s a very good reason for that, and…