Tag Archives: Family

When Peace is Elusive

I remember when my children were infants.  My husband and I would often go into their rooms at night and peek at them sleeping peacefully in their cribs.  Sometimes we would just stand there in the soft glow of the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Nostalgia

I groggily stumble out of a nice warm bed on a cold Thanksgiving morning.  Yawning wide, I make my way to the kitchen with two hungry kittens on my hills.  Filling their bowls, I talk to them and watch them … Continue reading

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Happy 22nd Birthday Son!

Dear Son, My mind just can’t seem to grasp the fact  that you are really 22!  Wasn’t it just yesterday that the obstetrician laid you on my belly right after proclaiming, “It’s a Boy!!” and then gently guided your dad … Continue reading

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Sending Happy 25th Birthday Wishes To You, Son, with Much Love

Dear Son, How can a mother ever forget the day that her first child, a son, is born?  You came into the world 25 years ago today at 2:18 pm.  I can hardly believe it’s been 25 years.  But I … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Sons: 25 Things I Want My College-Aged Sons To Know

Dear sons, I remember many years ago when you were both very young, when your grandmother (my mother-in-law) said to me:  “Enjoy your children while you can, they’ll be grown and gone from home before you know it.”  I remember … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  What are three things you wish  you saw more of? My Answer:     my sons sunrises and sunsets kindness in the world   Gail ♥

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween was always a big day when I was growing up.  I love Halloween!  I grew up in a neighborhood full of kids and we always celebrated it and had a good time.  We started planning what we would be … Continue reading

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