Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Dorothy Harris

Welcoming the changes

This past weekend our baby girl turned seventeen. You hear how fast time flies, but seriously, this is ridiculous. Somehow within the bustle of daily life, she has grown up. Ever closer each year to being an adult, I have already seen a few glimpses ...
Published: 07/24/14

Commencing life training

There’s no denying our child is rapidly approaching adulthood. A tall woman myself, she now bypasses me by an inch. She becomes more independent each week and college looms in the near future. It’s time to roll out life training....
Published: 07/17/14

Unsettled but satisfied at 50

“I figured at this age, we’d be all settled in our lives,” she said. “After all, I’m almost 50 and what do I have to show for it? At this rate, I’ll never be able to retire.” ...
Published: 07/10/14

Happy Third of July

Tomorrow’s Fourth of July, but if your neighborhood is anything like mine, you’ve already been celebrating whether you want to or not. This year it seems there are fireworks on every corner, so I’m expecting a banner year of boom...
Published: 07/03/14

Overwhelmed at the moment

We are feeling a wee bit overwhelmed at Harris & Co. Visiting college campuses has been exciting and eye-opening, but also brought front and center the fact that some really big decisions are rapidly speeding our way. The train of choices is the reas...
Published: 06/26/14

What’s eating us?

Father’s Day began with a pancake breakfast whipped up despite the distraction of the under-cabinet lights blinking on and off. Actually, they went off. Then they went on. They went off again, eventually cycling into the disco-dance routine. &...
Updated: 1 months ago

No more excuses

Everyone’s trying to get serious. We’re all tired of talking about it and never following through for more than a few weeks. Life seems to conspire against us, but it’s time to get serious about exercising....
Updated: 1 months ago

Feeling gimpy and bleary

I’ve been gimpy for the past several weeks. Opting to be proactive with a potential medical issue, I elected to have some minor surgery. By this time in life, I should realize no surgery is minor. Even if the procedure is simple and recovery f...
Updated: 1 months ago

No good deed goes easy

I had just pulled in after work when I thought I heard my name being called. I looked around, seeing my neighbor and her daughter through their glass front door, waving like crazy. I started to wave back, but their animated gestures and muffled pleas...
Updated: 2 months ago

It’s official: I’m not on Facebook

So the other day I met someone who mentioned they were Facebook friends with me. “But I’m not on Facebook,” I replied. They seemed confused and insisted. “Sorry, but that’s not me. I’m just too busy to have s...
Updated: 2 months ago

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