I just drove off our son’s college campus for the second time in two months. As he closed the dorm door, it occurred to me that I was once again going to a home where he wouldn’t be. Since move-in day, I’ve been slowly adapting to his being two states away; however, my gains … [Read more...] about Letting Go of Adult Children – Learning How To
I will be the first to admit that I have a bad habit of flirting with the empty line on the gas tank in my car. Some people do not let their tank go below a quarter tank left before they fill it up. Unfortunately, I am not one of those people. I have pulled into the gas … [Read more...] about Running on E and a Prayer
Throughout the duration of our lives, we are often faced with choices and decisions that we have to make. These choices can be good, bad, life-altering, insignificant, routine, or spontaneous. Regardless of the decision, what is more important is what follows once you’ve chosen a … [Read more...] about Choosing a Path Less Taken
I did tell you. I told you when we were sitting at the kitchen counter. I was cooking, and you were scrolling on your phone. I emptied the dishwasher five times this week. I didn’t get mad when you spent $3,000 on a new gun. I think I actually weigh … [Read more...] about Why bother?
It used to be so easy living here with you. Until it wasn’t. What happened? The instant attraction. Staying up all night talking. Planning the future. Supporting each other through the good, the bad, and the ugly. Celebrating individual and … [Read more...] about It Used To Be So Easy Living Here With You
Why is there so much hurt in life? Not getting invited to the social all your friend group attends.Your first love that isn’t really love, but how is a young heart to know.The rejection letter, even if it wasn’t your college of choice.Not getting a call back from the interview … [Read more...] about This is Going to Hurt Like Hell