Busy week-end..

Lots of clapping, lots of walking, lots of speeches, lots of thank-you’s and lots of congratulations. This was our fourth, (and our youngest’s) college graduation week-end. It was wonderful and powerful, as they always are, and it was interesting..especially two back to back speeches given by fellow students. The first girl spent her allotted time…

Closing out a Big Chapter.

This is the ritual: Graduation– Loading up every square inch of my car (which I’ve gotten seriously good at)–road trip–unloading car contents into new apartment– Walmart and IKEA runs–hours of furniture assembly (which my husband has gotten seriously good at)  AND sleeping on the floor which my husband and I are both finding a tad…

The Reminder

And there it was; one of my dog’s partially chewed up “boney-bones” as we used to call them. The cat had been fussing under my dresser so long that I finally wriggled under there to see what he was so interested in. I thought I had gotten rid of everything after our Bichon died a…

The Last Scrapbook

I couldn’t put it off any longer. I drove to the craft store yesterday to buy a scrapbook and some stickers so I could start  the last album for my last child.  She’ll be graduating in May, and like I did for her siblings, I’ll be putting together a book full of pictures and mementoes…