Grow Up?

Originally posted on Marta Pelrine-Bacon:
Have you seen a New Yorker article about the horrors of the birthday week? The author takes exception to people who celebrate their birthday for more than one day. It’s narcissistic and self-obsessed. It’s childish. Reading the article and several of the comments made me wonder about how some of…

Xingfu means blessed.

Originally posted on XingfuMama:
Xingfu means happy and blessed in Chinese. Even though 2014, the year I started this blog, was a busy and, at times, difficult year that is the word I thought of for this space. Mama not because I have many children but because I seem to fall into a caregiving role.…

Back To Fall

Originally posted on Writer's Treasure Chest:
As soon as it’s November the pumpkins will be gone the skeletons are in the attic free of ghosts is our lawn. ** For a moment there is silence in peace, our life can stay for just one small and little moment before the next big holiday. **…