To me, a family’s traditions are the glue that keeps the family intact, and breaking a long-held tradition is akin to ripping off a bandage.  It stings – a whole lot at first – and leaves a red mark that reminds you of that sting for some time thereafter. I’m a faithfu...

November 20, 2018

What do you do when you realize your dream will never come true?

When my husband and I were young, we dreamed of traveling the world.  But there was one big problem preventing that from happening.  We had no money.  When we got married, we had just begun our careers and...

As my grandsons’ squabble increased in intensity, my husband and I looked at each other, sighed, and telepathically communicated the same message: “I’m too old for this.”

We are among the millions of American grandparents raising grandchildren, whose numbers, according...

Why I marched

On January 21st, 2017,

my granddaughters and I met my daughter and her friends on the capitol grounds in Austin where we participated with fifty thousand others in The Women’s March on ATX.    I really didn’t know exactly what to expect, but as my granddaug...

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