Disappointment takes away excitement

When my daughter first arrived in Greece, her father picked her up from the airport. She spent the day and night with him. When they arrived to his home, his girlfriend did not greet her well at all. In fact, she shook my daughter's hand and then went and sat on the couch where she... Continue Reading →

Coming out of the woodwork

This morning I received a call from my daughter's school stating that there were threats on social media last night about a possible school shooting today. They are taking precautions and speaking with the local authorities. At that moment, I thought to myself, she is not going to school today.  But then, I realized that... Continue Reading →

Christmas without family

The other day my daughter and I were at the mall and there was this lady with her children shopping. As her children were in the dressing room, she spoke on the phone loudly for all to hear. I thought the woman was going to have a nervous breakdown. Everyone in hearing distance just turned... Continue Reading →

About me updated

I have written and published many "about me" pages only to go back and hit trash a day later. It just seemed like anything I would write just didn't really explain to anyone who I was and letting a little bit about yourself out there for the world to read hasn't come easy. So I... Continue Reading →

Teen Birthday Parties

My daughter was invited to a boy's birthday party and she is only 13. Not knowing the kid, I decided to call the parents to inquire about the party.  There was no answer so I left a voicemail. After introducing myself, I asked if there was going to be parental supervision, what the agenda was... Continue Reading →

If you only knew…

If you only knew the turmoil our daughter was in for not understanding why our relationship ended and all the questions left unanswered, then maybe you would know how difficult it has been for me over the years. She has had nothing but questions that I am unable to answer due to her age. This... Continue Reading →

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