The Long Ride Home

My son earned his driver’s license yesterday. It’s shiny plastic and highlights in red his underage status. Even his picture looks halfway decent. He worked long and hard to accumulate a variety of experiences over the 18 months he had a learner’s permit. Yes, he grumbled when I made him drive in snow, hard rain, […]

Memory Scavenger Hunt

The week is bookended by the launch of spring and Easter Sunday. Daffodils sway in the cold wind, dipping their yellow heads as if to say, “You can’t discourage me! Warmer days are ahead.” I’m wrapped in a thick sweater, mentally preparing our traditional Easter feast, which consists of homemade scalloped potatoes, French-style green beans sautéed with […]