Getting over the hump, three years after the start of our empty nest.
Tag: empty nest
This morning I walked into my kitchen and saw this. And started crying. It was completely unexpected, just like it was when I went to a farmer’s market in the fall of 2012 and teared up when I spotted the eggplant section. That was the first time I realized she wasn’t coming home, at least […]
We’ve been back in Nashville for two weeks and I am happy and exhausted. There are awesome things about spending large chunks of time in the places that make me happy, like Colorado and North Carolina, but I have to be honest when I say, there’s really NO place like home! Especially in April, Nashville […]
Before I became a mom, my entire life was wrapped up in my career. I couldn’t imagine why women would get off the work train, just to stay at home to take care of a kid. What did they do during the day, besides change a couple of diapers and feed the kid a couple […]
I got up before the sun did this morning, a rarity on a Sunday, but I wanted to make breakfast for my daughter and her boyfriend before they left. I miss cooking for her. I don’t miss the mess she left behind in her room…wet towels on the floor, every item of clothing she wore […]