Tag Archives: Mother and Daughter

Educational Achievement and the Drop Out

It had become apparent to me that the ‘freshie’ was no longer going to school. She would be a high school drop-out. I struggled, off and on, from twenty-five to forty-eight years old, to earn first an Associate degree and … Continue reading

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Wrapped in Momma’s Love

Sarah knocked on the bedroom door this morning to say her good-byes. There, in the doorway she stood with her new scarf wrapped around her neck and a big smile on her face. She is having breakfast as planned with … Continue reading

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Butterfly and the Brain

The American Museum of Natural History is running two special exhibits that intrigued both, Sarah and I. The Butterfly exhibit, although it took all of 15 minutes, was beyond my expectations. We entered into a tropical world, warm and damp, … Continue reading

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Mapping Our Day in NYC

Oh, the excitement of planning a day in NYC with my daughter. We are heading in for a Barbara Taylor Bradford lecture in the evening but I thought: Wouldn’t it be nice to spend the entire day in New York City! … Continue reading

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I Smell Cookies

The freshie is busy in the kitchen baking chocolate chip cookies in honor of big sister’s homecoming from college. Yes, it’s spring break! I prefer when freshie cleans their room for her sister’s arrival but at this point I’ll settle … Continue reading

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My Mother the Glamour Girl

My mother died young; a month before her 60th birthday. It’s hard to believe she would have turned 70 today. She was very concerned about aging. I remember how diligent she was with her beauty treatments. She’d never use soap … Continue reading

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As She Goes Back to Campus

My girl has been home on winter break from college that is soon coming to an end.  She adds life to the house with her smile and humor.  She’s a charming young lady to say the least. We keep great … Continue reading

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