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The Start of a New Adventure

Yesterday was a busy day.  We packed up all Marty’s stuff…his clothes, his books, even his few stuffed animals.  Today, we left Cary with Marty and a van full of stuff to get him started on his new adventure.  Tomorrow, Marty moves into his dorm room at Lenoir-Rhyne. I am so thrilled and excited for…

Take Charge

I have so many thoughts and feelings swirling through my head as we get ready to drop Marty off for his first year of college.  First and foremost is “Holy shit…where did 18 yrs go?”  Yeah, really.  That is what I am thinking.  I remember when he was little enough to be held in one…

For Our Kids

Y’all, this post is from a group supporting a cause near and dear to my heart. As y’all know, my kids all have an alphabet soup after their names…ADD, ADHD, OCD.  Sometimes those of us with kids who have these issues (or those who suspects their might be an underlying issue affecting their kids) struggle…

My Wake Up Call Has Come Due

Three years ago, I wrote about my 6:30 wake up call, about how surreal it seemed seeing Marty off on a major trip without the family.  Somehow, in my mind, that trip became symbolically and irrevocably tied to the idea of him going off to college.  You would think that 3 years of thinking about…

And, the next chapter begins…

Today, after 30 yrs of service, my husband is working his last shift in city government…his last shift before retirement. During the 20+ years that Victor has been part of my life, he has dedicated his life to public service…and, I firmly maintain, he has spent those years being a hero. He will argue that…