Category Archives: College

Laughing At Spilled Milk: The Hobbit House

  Last month I released two of my boys into an experience every entitled middle class college kid should have to go through: living off campus. When I took my first child to college – and left him there – … Continue reading

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Dear Me, About Your Lack of Planning

Dear Me, OK, Johnathan graduated from High School.  This is the third consecutive year a kid of ours has done this. It’s painful, heart wrenching stuff to have a much loved child fly from the nest every year.  I’m in … Continue reading

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Dear Me, About Graduation Torture

Dear Me, My emotions have been deliberately and shamelessly manipulated by the children’s choir teacher (who happens to be a personal friend of mine, so I can’t yell at her without consequences). Every year about this time the 200 kids … Continue reading

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