GIFT BEYOND COMPARE

GIFT BEYOND COMPARE

Yesterday I experienced a gold medal Gramma adventure – gift beyond compare. With an open sky and day, for youngest was venturing from brass camp at Boston College to overnight with brother’s family in Jamaica Plain, I strapped kayak to car roof, heading south....
WELL WORTH THE EFFORT

WELL WORTH THE EFFORT

Step parenting has felt complex. It’s a multi-faceted experience – not only being one – but being mom to ones who have one. Myriad feelings cascade through different circumstances during different times of life. I’m resolved that, though step parenting is...
FIRST DISCOVERY TIME

FIRST DISCOVERY TIME

My granddaughter told me either she has an app, or a special youtube address – or one of those myriad Internet configurations – that plays only memes. She relayed one to me yesterday that, as a stodgy elder, I felt mildly disgruntled by (and told her so), but it...
FULLER AND TARLOW

FULLER AND TARLOW

Tuesday became ‘cultural’ day – much to our youngest’s chagrin. None too pleased to lose potential ‘Fortnite’ time, still our fifteen-year-old acquiesced. None too pleased with teen 11am awakening, this mother changed the destination  from Boston to Framingham. We...
GO BACK

GO BACK

The thought occurred to me this week – and I, self servingly, for I once again veer from my politics-free blog intent, share it here: If our president cares not, as he so aptly portrays time and again through his actions and words, for the tenets our United States of...