Monthly Archives: September 2017

Love letter to my mother-in-law

  My mother-in-law, Polly, is 81 (don’t tell her I told you). She’s about five foot nothing, maybe 100 pounds, grew up in Ireland, the fourth of fourteen children. She didn’t have a particularly happy or easy childhood…she had to … Continue reading

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Tales from the empty nest

  Today, the Princess asked how the empty nest was going, and I said, “It’s great! We’re having a lot of fun.” She said, “Are you just saying that because you’re afraid to tell me the truth?” I laughed. Repeated … Continue reading

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The things you do for love

  The other day, the Princess and I were in Sephora, that den of temptation. My darling girl had to get something before she went back to college, and we were in the line, when I saw…it. The Thing That … Continue reading

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