I might have lied to my children and told them I was an animal activist in order to not have to sit through the circus. The truth is, I cannot handle the experience. Who is REALLY behind that clown make up? Do clowns contour? How cool is that tiger with having motorcycles riding around it? […]
Remember that show, “Love, American Style“? Just checking. Because I grew up in Seaside, the 4th of July means something different to me. First and foremost, for everyone it means the birth of our great nation. That’s not what I’m talking about, though. Unlike most people, the 4th did not represent fun, family vacation time. The 4th didn’t […]
All this week on Jersey Moms Blog, in honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing our mother’s and/or grandmother’s best recipes. Is there anything more satisfying to the soul than Moms cooking? I cherish the memories from my last year at home. 19 and old enough to appreciate but young enough to be counted as […]
The kids and I came home from that service thinking how sad it was that we only remembered those who have crossed over to the Other Side fleetingly, like when we came across an old photo. We wanted to make those memories a part of our everyday lives.
It was about this time last year. E had gone into the hospital for stomach surgery. A bowel obstruction. A few months later we stood by her grave, hurting as her three-year-old yelled the impossible questions above our sniffles, “Why they putting my Mamma down there? Is Mamma in that box? Mamma? ” The days […]