TIME WILL TELL

A LETTER to my son for his college graduation in the time of Covid. There are all of these hopes and dreams from the perch of our young lives as we think about the future of our older lives. And for those of us already here, past that dream state, with much more time behind us then time ahead of us, we have our never ending quotes and commentary to offer.

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TO MOTHERS DAY

I was raised with lots of expectations leading me to a lifetime of feelings of not good enough over my lifetime. Expectations are a double

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LETTING HIM GO

In therapy there is a term used to describe the healthy separation between people, especially a parent and a child. Differentiation is the word that

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TWENTY ONE

TWENTY ONE I was sitting on the dark non descript seat of the school bus, front row, of course, taking the practice ride with my

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NOT THAT BAD

NOT THAT BAD It seemed like the one liner I heard over and over again after I delivered my son almost twenty one years ago

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PROCESS NOT PERFECTION

PROCESS NOT PERFECTION There is a famous twelve step quote Progress not Perfection and it’s meaning is significant for perfectionists like me and many women

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FLOCK OF SEAGULLS

FLOCK OF SEAGULLS Avery! Avery! AVERY! The impatient mom stood there, primary color buckets and shovels in hand, bathing suit tucked under army green shorts

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NOT ALWAYS ME

NOT ALWAYS ME I learned many life-changing concepts from attending Alanon meetings over my last thirty years as an in and out participant. One of

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YOU ARE SO AWESOME

YOU ARE SO AWESOME Headed into Barnes and Noble yesterday afternoon to stock up on some books for an employee’s baby shower today and wow,

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WHY AM I SURPRISED

WHY AM I SURPRISED For anyone who knows me, I am on a constant partnership with myself. I am like my own science experiment when

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