Tag Archives: children

Worst Is A Five Letter Word

My worst day was the day I understood with my mind, and felt in my heart, that my marriage had ended. That it was really, actually, fully, over. My wishes and hopes for my future and my children’s future, vanished. … Continue reading

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Front Door Shoes

Loss Part II Yesterday’s prompt asked us to write about loss, in a three part series – which I took to mean yesterday, today and tomorrow. This is Number Two of Loss. I can include today’s cue too, however. Front … Continue reading

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Inspirational List

In figuring out what to write about I’ve combined two ideas from two separate posts: 1. Make a list. 2. What/who inspires you? Here is a list of what and who inspires me… * My children, young children, old people, … Continue reading

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Messes

Yesterday, while looking for a notebook small enough to fit in my bag for a publishing seminar I was attending at The Strand Bookstore (in Greenwich Village, my old stomping grounds), I happened upon one of my writer’s group prompts … Continue reading

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Parenting: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Posted on February 28, 2014by wendykarasin This is Merriam-Webster’s definition of parenting: the process of taking care of children until they are old enough to take care of themselves: the things that parents do to raise a child. It is clear to me that … Continue reading

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Happy 50th to Ed and the Beatles!

Oddly, I never published this…so here it is, a few days late. The weekend was perfect. Perfect! Friday afternoon I Valentine’s Day shopped, including cards and small calendars with inspirational quotes for the special women in my life. Friday evening … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wish I Were A Koala

The thing about life is it’s a teeter-totter. Every day. I get into grooves for periods of time (sometimes long periods of time) and think I’ve found the answer. But my body, my mind, the environment, a relationship, will eventually … Continue reading

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