“Really? That’s really what you would do?”— When your kid goes rogue.

Going rogue:  exhibiting maverick-like behavior, or bucking the status quo—  Merriam-Webster My 16 year old daughter is one smart cookie.  Maybe not your honor-roll, chemistry and math-loving type smart, but she is certainly up there in functional brain activity. School is not for her, and she’s spent the past two years of her life proving…

2015 is gone, but not forgotten.

And so it is the end of another year. I gotta tell you, I’m getting tired of saying “Good Riddance” to the years past.  Mom, that will not be a part of our New Year’s phone call this year; we’ve been overdoing that these past few, and I would like to enter 2016 with a…

Because It’s Never Done

Time. My most hated word. The keeper of all that disgusts me. My arch-enemy of all arch-enemies. Yet I can never get enough of it. I’m always looking for more; desperate, scraping, scrounging, like after some narcotic that promises relief. I can never hold on to it; it slips away, through my fingers, my toes,…