Knuckle Down

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“Knuckle down and get it done,” was the line used when I was a kid, to get me to focus.  Knuckle down and get homework, chores, errands whatever needed to get done, done.  Now let’s just imagine knuckling down.  Sounds like we are orange haired … [Read more...]

Parents Are People Too

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There was a quite unassuming demeanor that floated around my mom.  But when you got her going she was a kick in the pants.  After my parents married they grew up together, fast. I may sound like a history teacher but it was after WWII, the big … [Read more...]

Residue

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  So if you go to your linen closet---Wait. Okay linen closet may be an over statement. Let’s just say that nook or cranny where you keep towels and sheets and extra bars of soap and old hot water bottles and hair clippers, table cloths, wadded up … [Read more...]