Tag Archive: joy

The Pendulum Swings Again . . .

What are supposed to be normal experiences for a child aren’t absorbed or expressed in any predictable, cogent, peaceful way by my son. I pray one day this will all change, and the direction on the dizzying pendulum will move us to a place of peace, joy and laughter. Until then, someone please stop the ride. I want to get off.

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Winter Wonder-what?

Remember the joy you felt as a kid waiting expectantly at the crack of dawn for updates to the Winter Advisory?  303, 303, 303, 303!  I chanted my school number as a mantra – hoping and praying as fervently as I could to the snow gods to close my school. Ah, those were the days…

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