Rigsby Lane Bridging the Gap Continued…
Rigsby Lane Bridging the Gap Continued…
/ August 11, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Just two weeks after our pass-over-the-creek was finished extra rock started being ...
Tact and Other Discretions…
/ June 22, 2010 0 COMMENTS
We’ve just had Memorial Day and my eighteen year old rookie dater managed to finagle an invitation to the young man’s parents’ house.  She went over in the early evening and ...
Great Expectations…
/ June 21, 2010 0 COMMENTS
The morning of the date dawned and with it the heavens opened in a great watery display. My blue eyed cowboy and I had been surmising as to where she was going to be taken on her debut ...
Undisclosed Location…
/ June 18, 2010 0 COMMENTS
After the disastrous dinner screening of our youngests’ potential date she cruised through a semester without risking a similar demise with any of her ensuing male friends.  There ...
TMI/Faux pas…
/ June 17, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Dinner was not quite ready and the conversation was lagging so I innocently asked if he was an only child since it was obvious that his potential date was not…? “I thought I was,” ...
More on Turning Eighteen…
/ June 16, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Turning eighteen in our house does not stop at patronising a tattoo and piercing parlour.  In our house another rite of passage occurs…dating is officially A-okay! So, hot off the ...
On Turning Eighteen…
/ June 15, 2010 0 COMMENTS
A couple of weeks ago my youngest daughter turned 18 amid a wave of excitement which I kept dampening.  I couldn’t understand what could be so different about this particular birthday, ...
Final Note…
/ June 14, 2010 0 COMMENTS
We obsessed about strangers when they were young, my friends warned me, “do not frighten them.” They have survived childhood and are now on the verge of college, and my same ...
Three is Not a Crowd…
/ June 11, 2010 0 COMMENTS
To maintain some sort of normalcy in my extreme response to stranger danger I instructed my children on the wisdom of safety in numbers. “Never agree to do anything with anyone ...
Passwords Empower…
/ June 10, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Parents teach their children elaborate passwords to keep them safe.  I found they made me feel safe for they empowered me to send strangers to pick up my children when I was caught late ...
The Stranger Who Dwells Amongst Us…
/ June 9, 2010 0 COMMENTS
As my children started to toddle and understand what I was talking about I taught them about strangers.  Initially only one child fell into this category and I was advised by books ...