Tag Archives: family

Boy! I needed that!

Believe it or not, I’m talking about a family reunion.  I know some of you would rather take a hot poker in your eye than attend a family reunion, and I kind of feel like that about air travel these … Continue reading

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Social Media and Baby Boomer Parents of Adult Children

I remember how I felt when Facebook started sucking time out of my day.  I thought: “This will be like everything else, a fad. I’ll burn some hours early-on, grow bored, and seldom use it later”. Wrong. Social media like … Continue reading

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Staying Connected

My daughter has started a blog.  In it she muses about life as a mom. Today, she posted a wonderful piece called “permission to suck” https://wherewasigoingwiththisblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/permission-to-suck/ Her post tells of how “sucking” (doing poorly) at something can be an emancipating and … Continue reading

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VLOG #33 – Christmas Presence

One of my earliest blogs was about “Christmas presents and Christmas Presence” (Dec 2008).  I said “Christmas Presence is what you receive when you OBSERVE Christmas with an eye toward the Human Spirit.  It’s not the toys given by our … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to all

I want to wish each of you a happy Thanksgiving. I have the pleasure of enjoying it this year with my extended family. I hope that in our moments of reflection we will recall those aspects of or lives for … Continue reading

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Grandma Katy has arrived!

Grandma Katy – that’s what my kids call my mom. And she arrived here on the 3rd of January with my niece Amy.  Amy had asked for only one Christmas present – a trip to Arizona to visit her cousins. … Continue reading

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