Tag Archives: disappointment

Perspective

I know it is beyond annoying for a person without children (who haven’t been a caregiver in some other fashion either) to hear some version of “only a parent could understand” or “you’ll understand when you have kids”, but there … Continue reading

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Braised Cucumbers are NOT a Revelation!!!

OK, they are, but not in a pleasant surprise kind of way the quote from ‘Julie & Julia’ lead me to believe. Let me be the first to say that I HATE BRAISED CUCUMBERS!  I know this is the opposite … Continue reading

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Adult Birthdays – What are your expectations?

Derived from years of disappointing birthdays from my childhood, I had learned to keep my expectations rather low (at least I consider them low) for any of my birthdays.  This way if anything good did happen, it was enjoyable and … Continue reading

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