Category Archives: Hannah: Queen of the World

What are Little Boys Made Of?

I knew my work at the finishing school wasn’t complete when I came across my People Magazine Special Collectors Issue of William and Kate’s wedding tucked into the magazine rack and on the cover and every subsequent image of the … Continue reading

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Sum…sum…summer time!

Well…20 minutes from now they’ll be done.  Summer vacation begins.   I know I should be happy, they’ve worked hard to earn this time away from the books but as a stay-at-home mom I hand my work place over to … Continue reading

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Fruit Loop Necklaces

I wrote this essay two years ago.  At the time I felt I had all the time in the world with Hannah but today, not so, as she is days away from graduation.     Look to the end of … Continue reading

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Here we go again…

It’s with great trepidation and anxiety I regretfully announce the planned return of Drivers 101 to our summer line-up. Ugggh.  I’m typing this with my rocking forehead pressed to the Corian counter in denial.  And once again…my feet are beginning … Continue reading

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A Second Chance

This morning I was talking to Hannah about graduation.  Who gets tickets?  When do we send out the announcements?  Caps and gowns. Open houses.   The first wave of the Barney Generation is graduating from high school!  I remember as … Continue reading

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