My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

Posts by Donna

When the Cat’s Away…

When the Cat’s Away…

By on Jul 27, 2015 in Blather | 0 comments

I’m self-employed. After 16 years of being a stay-at-home, work-at-home mom, I like it that way. I don’t have to face a long commute to an office, wear appropriate business attire, uncomfortable ladies’ shoes or makeup (except on those days when I do have to show my face in public) — and have complete autonomy on the time of day I do my work....

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Stop Telling Me What to Do!

Stop Telling Me What to Do!

By on May 23, 2015 in Blather | 2 comments

So many posts these days play on people’s fears of doing the wrong thing. Maybe we should stop worrying about what others think. It’s been a long time since I’ve used this space to write. We visited the UK, returned, sent my daughter back to her second semester of college, and just last week brought her back home from Chicago. I enjoyed Passover...

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The Year-End Post

The Year-End Post

By on Dec 31, 2014 in Blather | 1 comment

Every January 1, I start the year with so much hope. Every December 31, I cannot wait for the new year to start. 2014 was a difficult 12 months for me. But it was never going to be anything else. The year was dominated by the fact that my baby girl was turning 18, graduating high school and starting college. I would not have had it any other way, but that...

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They Came in Through the Bathroom Window

They Came in Through the Bathroom Window

By on Nov 25, 2014 in Blather, Getting Old Sucks, House and Home, NaBloPoMo | 1 comment

Last week, my husband and I became victims of a crime. As such, he has some thoughts of his own and asked for co-writing privileges. His contributions are indicated in green. I hit a milestone last week: I managed back-to-back marketing events with nary any pain. I was patting myself on the back Thursday morning for bouncing back from the first one well enough to...

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