you’ll find me driving my car with listening to, and singing loudly along with, holiday music
I am thankful for many things, I am cranky about a few things, and I have many happy and some less than happy Thanksgiving memories. So without further ado, on this Erev Thanksgiving, I bring you the But She Had So Much Potential Thanksgiving blog post:
Here comes the part where my parenting skills took a dive. I knew what was coming, and with a certain amount of disbelief (she’s only 8!) I was also a little amazed and amused because I know what we are in for with this child… I smirked. Not a full blown grin, but nonetheless, I smirked. I wasn’t exactly proud of her. But here’s more proof that she is, after all, my daughter.
It’s fall and I’m ruminating over my favorite season, the possibility each fall brings, and the start of a new year. I know that technically, we celebrate the New Year on January 1. My personal internal clock shifts into new year mode every autumn. The thing that best represents all of this to me is a newly opened, yet unused box of crayons.
The family and I play a game of Would You Rather, on a rather long car ride…