Mothers, What Are Your Children Doing?

Saturday Aaron went to the local skating rink with friends. I waited in the car while Jim went in to pay. What do I see, but a young pre- or barely-teen girl walking in with a shirt with a profane message on it. I was shocked. I wasn’t so shocked when she followed Jim back…

From the Archives: Knitting Nightmares

This post originally appeared on October 7, 2009. I am being defeated by hand-dyed silk ribbon and seed beads. Seriously, I thought I was stronger than this, but I am seriously mistaken. I’ve survived divorce, death, teenage twins (well, so far!), a precocious 10-year old, and it will be the hand-dyed silk ribbon and seed…

Once Upon A Time I Had A Lump

I am dedicating this post to Jessica at Alone…With Cats. I’ve been meaning to write this post for awhile but got distracted. It happens. Sue me. Once upon a time, I discovered a lump. It was the size of a gumball, under my left ear. Like a good patient, I told my rheumatologist because there…