Monthly Archives: August 2019

MY DAY: Football, traffic, teaching

I’m sitting on my front steps waiting for my DoorDash delivery from Frisch’s and the traffic on Shroyer Road is non-stop. It’s one of the biggest nights in Kettering: the much anticipated Kettering vs Alter football game. The community goes … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Sumner winding down

I love the energy of school resuming, especially with marching band; however, this is my least favorite time of year: the end of summer. While we officially still have several more weeks of summer, this weekend reins in the season. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Thank you…

My personalized thank you cards will arrive next week. In the mean time, I wanted to be certain each and every individual who contributed something to my life, these past several weeks, understands how much your thoughtfulness meant. From “hearts” … Continue reading

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MY DAY: In my old swing

It’s mid August, and this is my first visit to Riverscape where I’ve climbed into my favorite swing over looking the Great Miami River. I spent some time near the river scape pavilion, listening to the swing band and watching … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Turning the page…

The first major sign defining Mother’s passing is not seeing her daily Facebook “likes” for my posts, a commentary on a post, and always followed by “I love you” or “Love you.” It’s almost surreal realizing she’s no longer here. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: It’s still Monday

It’s still Monday. I’m passing through the Oregon District where the mass shooting occurred early Sunday morning. Television news crews line a section of the street across from where the shootings occurred. A gathering of folks surround a makeshift memorial … Continue reading

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MIAGD:

MIAGD: Make it a great day “Make it a great day!” I am more than certain Mother would not want it any other way. There is still a day to be lived. This is a new day that requires not … Continue reading

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