Category: Family

Dad1

Things that are important

My father would have turned 69 last weekend.  Sixty nine doesn’t seem that old to me – my grandmother is ninety three and still going strong – but in January, it will be five years …
Mama and Nuni's matching Kindles

Kids Reading with Kindles

I am a reader.  Let me rephrase that – I am an avid reader.   I read 52 books last year,which added up to almost 19,000 pages.  I LOVE to read. I am a reader …
How to get your home life in order

Book Review: The Secrets of Happy Families

It’s January, and I can’t be the only person looking for inspiration.  Winter is magical in the Christmas season, with lights and sugar and warming cocktails and family gatherings and presents!  And then you hit …
Chicken Night 2004

On Friendship

  Although countless Myers Briggs tests have named me an Extrovert, friendships are something I struggle with – I can be pleasant with many people and have a wide circle of acquaintances, but taking the …
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