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…

Flat Boys

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