Monthly Archives: May 2012

Never Too Much Love

I don’t know for sure when dad introduced J into your lives. I do know that he and S & L were living with her by February last year and that makes her a pretty big part of your lives, … Continue reading

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What I Know

You are out there in the world, and I couldn’t even begin to guess what you are doing, with whom, for how long, or where. I couldn’t say what you did yesterday or the day before. I can’t say what … Continue reading

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Into the Woods

Late night thoughts… May 19th, 2012 Watching you on stage tonight was pure joy. As D.L. commented to me later, you are so comfortable there. ┬áDuring your song, there was time enough for me to both watch you and reflect … Continue reading

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One Year Later: Welcome, Still

One year ago today, the first post went up on this blog. It was short: just three sentences. I’ve written a lot more since then. This is my 83rd entry. I’ll write another 83 if I have to, and another … Continue reading

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Some Things Better Left Unsaid

“Write about your contribution to your children’s survival in your next blog.” (Dad) This suggestion came from your dad in an email to me about ten days ago. (I’m quoting him directly; you can see the email in its entirety … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

I remember my first “real” Mother’s Day. I woke up that morning feeling like I’d joined an exclusive club. I was among the ranks of women who shaped the world; who understood life differently because they gave it; who gained … Continue reading

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Unexpected Encounter

I had a pleasant surprise yesterday when I ran into PM; he didn’t recognize me until I reminded him that I am R’s mom. I probably haven’t seen him since R broke up with him… how many years ago now? … Continue reading

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