Posts for empty nest

The Big Green Chair

Taking Flight November 2, 2018

Into the big green chair in our bedroom, I would climb each morning, pulling one leg up under me while…

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Christmas Memories of a Middle-Aged Mom

General/Column December 18, 2017

The Day After Christmas: 2016 Kids: Ages 23 and 18 I stare at the dining room table, at the detritus…

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General/Column August 11, 2017

It was lopsided, struggling in the mulch, and we squinted at the tiny creature lurching under our backyard birdfeeder. “Its…

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Designing for Mid-Life

General/Column April 17, 2017

It was time to say goodbye to my older daughter after moving her into her freshman dorm room at college….

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