A Halloween Blessing (and my favorite goblins)

May your trick-or-treat paths be not so dim, may the monsters you encounter be not so grim. May you get your share of the candy out there, but not the belly ache from eating your share. May the goblins that haunt you be your own, may the grandkids and children find your home. May the winds calm down and the moon shine bright, may you have a spectacular Halloween night! And now, if you’ll indulge me, I have to do the grandma thing and show you a million pictures of my monsters… Trick or treat!   Continue reading A Halloween Blessing (and my favorite goblins)

A Letter To Young Parents…(to avoid the woulda, coulda, shouldas)

Dear Parents of Small Children, There are some things that are not told that should be told.  You may hear that time flies and you will be left alone, so enjoy your kids.  That is the extent of what we hear!  My youngest turned sixteen yesterday.  A brilliant young girl, soon to be a mama herself.  Quiet and serene.  We were always trying to make her talk more.  People still want her to talk more.  Do not people please!  These are your children and no matter what well meaning family or friends say, these are your children and they will … Continue reading A Letter To Young Parents…(to avoid the woulda, coulda, shouldas)