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Hold On Tightly and Hire a Professional

I have heard them all. From the day my son was born until and including today, when he graduates from high school. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Children, Family, Memories | 11 Comments

Nosing Around

You never know what others will see in the rooms you live in. More importantly, what they will read into you in what they see about you and around you. Continue reading

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And So We Tussle

In general, those in the Simmons tribe like opposition that is clearly defined and worthy of our full battle abilities. Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Family | 14 Comments

We Went North for Spring Break

The final spot on the map, just a few months before he would be college bound. Sounded like a spring break trip made in heaven…by an only child with doting parents. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Memories, Travel | 13 Comments

Care Team

My first email received today was from my son’s pediatrician’s office. Today, on my son’s eighteenth birthday. And the subject line stated: Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Memories, Motherhood | 9 Comments

Love/Hate

I have entered into an unhealthy relationship with a plant. Two plants, really. Both geraniums. Almost co-dependent, this relationship is. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Gardening, Mental Health, Seasons | 4 Comments

Talent & Beauty

This is a story about cookies. But first, I need to admit to feeling a little smug about brownies until cookies brought me back to Earth. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Celebrations, Holidays | 12 Comments

To Have

A week ago, after a week or so of dry coughing and a no-longer-sexy-to-me-sounding voice, I needed someone – a professional – to take a look at my throat. Continue reading

Posted in Health, Volunteering | 4 Comments

You Never Know

I have learned in the past year to not let ideas – and therefore chances – for getaways get by me. Life is looking shorter and shorter most days. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Friends, Memories, Travel | 6 Comments

Catching Myself Looking

I’m looking. Constantly. He probably knows it. Probably playing dumb for his mother’s sake. Continue reading

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