Thoughts on Women

Long ago, I scoffed at the idea of women as friends. They were bitchy and catty, self-absorbed and mean. I wanted no part of that, and I was content with my sundae of male friends with a female sprinkle here and there.
More and more, however, I have realized that nothing can replace the words and comfort that our female friends can offer. Women, mothers, wives, sisters, we are all in [...]


The Fairly Odd Couple

“Here’s your lunch, keys, and phone. Don’t forget you have a meeting at school this afternoon.”
“What’s for dinner?”
“Roast is in the crock pot.”
“Have a good day, love you.”
“Love you too.”
“Hi honey. I’m home.”
“Good, do something with YOUR son before I kill him.”
“Ummm, can’t I even get both feet in the door and take off my coat first?”
“I want THAT stove. It cleans itself. And with all the laundry, we need [...]