Tag: life

Tales of a Grandparent

Do you recall the family stories that your parents & grandparents shared with you? You know the ones that were passed down from generation to generation. Here’s a question, what did they sugarcoat or neglect to tell? We have all experienced the abrupt silence…

Mom, I’ve just been in a car accident.

A short time ago, the cell rang and my son’s name pops up, “Mom, I’ve just been in a car accident.” he said, voice quivering. “Are you okay?” I ask. “I’m fine, but I don’t know what happened.” I can hear his panic, which…

You did what?

Everyone remembers the horrific words said when your mother dies. My nightmare passed its twenty year mark in October. I can still recall every single thing that happened that night. Within months of her death, I realized that no longer had our family history…

Guess Who Moved Next Door?

Have been living in the same home for the past 35 years and come to the realization that my two next door neighbors have moved away this past Fall. It is a bit scary to be the “OLD” person in the neighborhood. For years,…