Flat Boys

How do you describe how it feels to be the mom who visits after a lifetime of being “home”

Working from Home

In 2000, I led the efforts to pilot a work from home program for my corporate travel agency. We had made it through the Y2K panic and this was going to be viewed as a reward to top performers on the team even though I remember the contract the employee was made to sign was…

Family Social Time

Talking to my 78 year old dad about Skype, Zoom or basic video calling is like explaining to a 15 year old how to balance a checkbook. They understand it actually exists, but really want nothing to do with the whole thing. My 20’something boys have no issues randomly video chatting during the day. To…

Your Husband Lives Where?

“Your husband lives where?” “Memphis” I say for the second time. This conversation has occurred no less than 100 times in the past two years in a variety of social and professional environments. Yes, I live and work in Kansas City. Our house is here and the nearly grown and flown kids still appear for…

Adventures with Flat Bob

“What are you thinking for dinner tonight? I’m thinking taco salad.” “I think I’m going to make lemon chicken” he says. “Oh, I just had that and have been eating it for lunch the last 2 days.” She started pulling out ground chicken, onion and the makings for taco salad and he was starting to…

Adventures of Flat Bob – Chicago Chapter

The Sunday routine has begun. Big brunch at home with one or more of our kids depending on who is home or awake before 10:00 am. ┬áThis is followed by yard and house work that creeps up during the week and then trying to spend a couple of hours of downtime and planning for the…

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