If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. ~Edgar W. Howe Summer is officially over for our family: today is my older son’s first day of school. Last week my younger son started 7th grade. I took the . . .
Archives for August 2018
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. ~John F. Kennedy Last week my husband and sons surprised me with a new bike for my birthday; not just any bike, but a retro step-in, city bike with a modern twist: a hybrid model. I love biking with my family, but my . . .
So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us. ~Gaston Bachelard As summer winds down, both my younger son and I are benefiting from “Camp Mom” – two weeks of activities for just the two of us. For many years, January and February meant . . .
Always live up to your standards — by lowering them, if necessary. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966 The other week I felt like I had hit a wall with my writing and I couldn’t get over or around it; it . . .