The last post I made was right after our relaxing vacation to the coast of Maine and Boston. When I got back, I was all set for 1. getting my 8th grader back into his year-round school routine and tackling that Algebra 2. taking my oldest son to the University of Virginia for the beginning of accounting grad school, 3. getting my middle son moved into his house with his friends, ready to start his junior year and 4. then finally getting back to spending some time on my writing. Things seemed to be settling down, back to a routine. My siblings and I had been taking care of my dad at night at my parents’ house since he fell and broke his shoulder in May. Now he was much better, and we were not spending the night over there any more. Yes, things were settling down.
Of course, nothing goes as planned, does it? As I’ve said before, whenever I feel that I can take a breath, something happens. We returned on a Tuesday, and on that Wednesday, my husband flew to Austin, Texas on business. It was that night while holding our beloved long-haired dachshund, Fenway, that I … Continue reading..Go to Calm Before the Storm by Sharon O’Donnell