Parents Say the Darnedest Things

Parenthood brings many surprises.  In addition to the fact that you can go days at a time without sleep and those D cup boobs aren't as fun as you thought they'd be, you find yourself engaged in activities you never knew existed.  Between my 3 biological sons and 1 stepson, I've spent time marveling (& … Continue reading Parents Say the Darnedest Things

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Unconditional Love

This will be short because  I am exhausted and not feeling well, but feeling compelled to write. Yesterday was the funeral for my bosses son.  It was beautiful.  She and her spouse gave the Eulogy, and there are no words to describe it.  They were funny, poignant, joyous and sad.  They spoke primarily to their … Continue reading Unconditional Love

Begin Again – Without Judgement

ser·en·dip·i·ty ˌserənˈdipədē/ noun the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way This is the state of my life.  It seems like every time I turn around something new is happening that is beneficial and unforeseen.  This morning was a great example. My son's GF just accepted a job with … Continue reading Begin Again – Without Judgement

Narcissists Feed On Shame

Shame is a new concept for me.  I lived it, but I never understood it.  From as early as I can remember I've felt a deep sense of shame, a belief that I was inherently such a bad human I deserved nothing. As a child I was called "practically perfect".  My family thought this was … Continue reading Narcissists Feed On Shame

I Learned Tolerance From A Minority in A Gun Shop

A few bits of business before I start: I don't care who you voted for.  This is not an anti-Trump blog I am buying a gun.  I hope I don't have to use it, but I plan to be prepared. I, and my son,  are taking fire arm safety classes I am afraid of the … Continue reading I Learned Tolerance From A Minority in A Gun Shop