Category Archives: children


Some people are asking how I am doing since dropping my youngest daughter at college for her freshman year this past week. I tell them I am fine. Cleaning out the house, staying at work late, hanging out with the … Continue reading

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A Serious Problem

“You are too serious all the time,” says my 16 year old daughter. She also says that all I talk about is drugs and alcohol and that I turn every conversation into a “life lesson”. And she is right. Because … Continue reading

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When my daughter and I jumped off my front porch yesterday to take a stroll up the street with my friend Laurie and her beautiful baby boy, Adam, I was light and happy. It was a good day, a day … Continue reading

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Joanie Giblin

Well, would you look at that.  Four days into my promise to daily blog and I’ve already missed.  Thank you Sharon for kicking my writing butt.  The fact that I worked Friday night and didn’t get home until 3:00 am … Continue reading

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I have had two disappointing days. Yesterday, I missed my 9 year-old-daughter’s chorus recital.  As I approached the school at 3:30 I noticed the smiling children and their parents exiting the playground door. “It’s over,” one of the mother’s said … Continue reading

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The Geode Moon

Because it was the first snow of the season two days ago and also because the long post I wrote last night got lost; I am sending you all an essay I wrote about my kids that I wrote a … Continue reading

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