Monthly Archives: May 2013

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LOSING SLEEP Sometimes late at night when I can’t sleep, I start flipping through the TV channels. Recently, I came across a show about crafting sometime after 1 a.m. I was so sleepy, but too restless to settle. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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HIGH SCHOOL BACKDROP In this season of proms and graduations, my mother and her high school friend are painting a backdrop of their alma mater for classmates to stand in front of for a group picture at their next class … Continue reading

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT My son in fifth grade was shy about giving me the Mother’s Day gift he made at school. “It’s so not good,” he said, pulling a decorated jar from behind his back and sitting it on the … Continue reading

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GARDEN STITCHES Friends and I decided to grow vegetables for the first time this year by renting a space at our local community gardens. Being a novice gardener, I expected the chores to include planting, weeding, watering and picking. But … Continue reading