Foreign Exchange Student Part 2

Well, I received the email with the attached documents and just as I had suspected it was all there in writing... Interview and application handling fee (committee costs); Two student weekends (space rental, food, room, transportation costs, activities for student & committee); Student/Parent orientation (space rental, materials and food); copies and postage, committee resources, training... Continue Reading →

His anger is never ending

My daughter decided, as a joke, to text her dad and tell him I would be going to Greece with her this summer. She asked him if he would pick us up from the airport and if we could stay at his place. He told her this was serious and something that they would need... Continue Reading →

Keeping a Journal and looking back

When my daughter returned from Greece, after her long summer there, memories of us as a family and our time together came flooding back to me. I have been in deep thought for a while now and the reason why I've been absent from this blog. For as long as I can remember, I've kept... Continue Reading →

Finding out after all these years

I just discovered from my daughter why her aunt (M) doesn't like her new sister-in-law. While my daughter was in Greece, M kept telling her that she really wanted to talk to me, but because of the language barrier, she was not able to do so. My daughter told her that whatever she wanted to tell... Continue Reading →

Instead of…

Instead of telling her what a wonderful young lady she turned out to be, he told her he was sorry that he wasn't there for her while she was growing up. Instead of spending that quality time with her in conversation about those lost years, he only gave her a few seconds to respond prior... Continue Reading →

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