Eulogy for Rosemary

My mom's memorial service was yesterday. Pfoutz Valley UMC was packed - it's not a big church, but still, we had to bring out extra chairs. It was an altogether lovely tribute to her - we think she'd have been pleased and possibly even impressed. My sister and I worked on the eulogy  together, and … Continue reading Eulogy for Rosemary

Off they go (or not)

Ah, August. It's the time of year when many parents deliver their offspring to college. After four years of running the high school gauntlet - get the grades, take the AP classes, participate in extracurriculars, rack up the volunteer hours, collect the honors - your sweet baby child is suddenly all grown up and off on his or her … Continue reading Off they go (or not)