Swell Time

Moving forward, just not sure where we're going, but at least we're having a swell time when we do it.

Category Archives: mom

Graduating and moving on to college

When your kids move out and head off to college it is a big day.  At some point you realize that after you drop your kid off, they will not … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · 5 Comments

Sitting in the closet

He sat inside the closet.  His knees were pulled to his chest, hugging them tightly.  Every night his mother would find him here and have to drag him out for … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Strong as a mother

“I’m just a mom.” This is what one of the competitor’s on a new reality television show where people do physical challenges kept saying. “I can’t believe I’m doing this, … Continue reading

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

First Steps

  First steps are always the hardest. It takes a great amount of courage to do something you have never done before, something you may fail at.   When I … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

2014, 2015, and Today

The New Year is so close you can almost see it cresting over the horizon. With just a few days left in 2014 it seems appropriate to reflect on the … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dude, where’s my car?

Jim and I have always been a two-car family. It makes sense, because we both drive and we both have places to go during the day like work and school. … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

My gray mother’s day

Happy Mother’s Day

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment