Should-Be-Dones

When you are a homeschooling parent, and even more so, when you are a homeschooling parent with a special needs child, your life can be one endless list of things that should be done. At any given time: The house needs cleaning, sorting, or clutter-busting. The kids need clean clothes, meals, or exercise. Your spouse…

The Secret Garden

We are having a rare bout of cold weather in North Florida.  And when I say “cold”, I am not using the regional definition, that is, anything under 60 degrees Fahrenheit.  I am talking twenties and thirties here.  Snow was reported.  I had to scrape frost off my car.  Such things are not common around…

The Year

The year is almost over. The year is almost done. And I think of all I’ve failed at And I think of what I’ve won.   And if nothing is for certain, And if nothing has been gained, But I walk a little lighter And I feel a lesser pain;   And I visit less…

Golden

As I approach my golden year, My jewel in the crown, perhaps:   This emotions-partly-frozen year, This artificial, jointed year, This sedentary comforts year Shall fade into the past;   And I And I And I And I   Shall rule myself At last.   Copyright 2018 Andrea LeDew