For the past ten years or so, my spring road trip season has focused around soccer. Vacations were planned and other items done by the soccer schedule. Now that the soccer player is in college, that is the fall road trip season. This year, my road trip season started yesterday. I took a day trip… Continue reading The Spring Road Trip Season Begins
While I sometimes curse that my 18 year old is too independent, I think it is important for parents to raise children who know how to live and move without their parents around to tell them how. To that end, the oldest five of my six children – the youngest to some extent also, have… Continue reading Raising Independent Children
Do I dare tempt fate? I have managed to clear a space in the laundry room – no small feat – and want to bring in from storage the boxes with spring/summer clothing in them and swap out the winter items. What happens when I do this? Unfortunately, history has proven that I end up… Continue reading Do I dare tempt fate?
I swear, even if I didn’t have high school students in the music program, I would still go to the annual Prism concert. Our high school music program is rather good. It is the culmination of a long history of good music programs. In a school district with a student population of approximately 2700, the… Continue reading My Favorite Concert of the Year
I laugh as I listen to the Weather Channel and their planting forecast. Of course, being based in Atlanta, they probably have had their last freeze of the season. Living in the northeast, I know better than to plant anything prior to Memorial Day. I have spent the morning look for information about a local… Continue reading Spring Planting
Yesterday, I admitted to leaving the television on as background noise throughout the day as I work. I even listed what I tend to listen to as noise. My oldest is home today and missing a class on films. He was told he was going to miss the viewing of Taxi Driver. This has never… Continue reading Background Noise
Okay, blogging about this is going to keep me from blogging about the latest White House scandal. This is probably a good thing at the moment. I always have the television on quietly in the background as I work. I work from home and the computer and the television are in the same room. The… Continue reading Another Side of Me