Hope on Mother’s Day

hope and me

-+*My family totally spoils me on Mother’s Day.  As they should. Of course there’s chocolate. And well before I open my box of See’s Chocolate Nuts and Chews, I will be served coffee and breakfast and the New York Times before I get out of bed….. delivered by one or both of my adult kids if they’re […]

Long Division

daniel 1 day old

-+*I gave birth to my son on June 21, the longest day of the year.  Naturally it was a long labor.  He was 23 inches, the longest baby the doctor had ever delivered.   Maybe it’s no coincidence that it took such a LONG time to name him. I was about to deliver after 18 […]