My Journey from Infertility to an Empty Nest

My Journey from Infertility to an Empty Nest

A few years ago I had the pleasure of reading my essay “Momville” at Listen to Your Mother in Northwest Arkansas. It’s a humorous take on my motherhood journey, from infertility to empty nest. I hope you enjoy! We are halfway through the month of...
After the Bowl:  What Happens to My Marriage After Football

After the Bowl: What Happens to My Marriage After Football

It’s over.  No more “Omaha” being yelled out by Peyton.  Maybe he will pick another town after what happened. Billings. No more venting about Richard Sherman’s fervent behavior. Congrats to the Seahawks. What are we going to do together now? I...
Stash

Stash

One of the first things I did when my son Rob left for college last year was clean out a drawer.  Somehow it made me feel that my life was moving on.  Like something was different in the house than when he had lived there, even it was just a tidy drawer. We all have...
Failed Southern Lady

Failed Southern Lady

The last three weekends have been wild.  First, my son Rob bringing his three friends from Vandy.  One football game, a breakfast brunch on the patio, three pies, three dozen oatmeal cookies, two casseroles, and one huge pot of chili later , they piled back into...
Report Card

Report Card

I have no business writing this post tonight.  I am leaving on a plane in a day and half for China.  I am going to see my niece (and nephew) who is studying for her final year as a Ph.D. candidate in China.  It’s an opportunity of a lifetime!  I work all day...