Dear May, I still remember when we first met. I was just 5 or 6 years old when you brought paper cones filled with flowers for May Day and the beautiful ribbons of maypoles. Since I lived in upstate New York, you took me away from the dreary winter into spring. Even when we moved […]
Marriage, family, parenting teens, caring for aging parents are some of the family relationships that are part of My Small World.
This post contains spoilers for the limited-series 13 Reasons Why. WARNING: This article talks about rape and teenage suicide. 13 Reasons Why premiered March 31, 2017, on Netflix. Based on Jay Asher’s young adult book of the same title, the series has thirteen episodes plus a 30-minute companion show called 13 Reasons Why: Beyond the […]
The Sandwich Generation Merriam-Webster defines the Sandwich Generation as a generation of people who are caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children The latter half of the 20th century brought fantastic things to our world. Birth control freed women to pursue careers and delay marriage and childbirth. Modern medicine brought treatments for […]
‘Ohana Means Family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten. My husband is the director of our public library. We live in a smallish town, so either his name or picture are often in the local newspaper. In other words, he is one of our community leaders. Today, my husband was the organizer of […]