Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Mother's Day

Posted by Karen Hessen on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Mother's Day 
    I've never been a big fan of Mother's Day. We made a big deal of it when I was a kid. Daddy always made sure my sister and I bought an appropriate gift for Mother. We also always had a corsage for her to wear to church - red or pink flowers before my grandmother died, white after. I guess even as a child I felt some ambivalence about the day. I always tried to please my mother. At a very early age, I decided not to ever hurt her or do anything to disappoint her or make her cry. But Mother...
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Rounding Up (or down)

Posted by Karen Hessen on Friday, May 3, 2013, In : Image 
 My husband rounds-up. If you ask him how old he is he tells you the next age that would be evenly divisable by ten. So when he was sixty-one he claimed to be seventy. Lots of things about Doug don't make much sense, so don't ask me why he does this, but I suppose people think he really looks good for his age. Me, on the other hand, I've always been just fine with whatever age I find myself at. And, yes, I am a couple years older than Doug.

Age is one thing, but height and weight are another ...
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Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Mother's Day

Posted by Karen Hessen on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Mother's Day 
    I've never been a big fan of Mother's Day. We made a big deal of it when I was a kid. Daddy always made sure my sister and I bought an appropriate gift for Mother. We also always had a corsage for her to wear to church - red or pink flowers before my grandmother died, white after. I guess even as a child I felt some ambivalence about the day. I always tried to please my mother. At a very early age, I decided not to ever hurt her or do anything to disappoint her or make her cry. But Mother...
Continue reading ...
 

Rounding Up (or down)

Posted by Karen Hessen on Friday, May 3, 2013, In : Image 
 My husband rounds-up. If you ask him how old he is he tells you the next age that would be evenly divisable by ten. So when he was sixty-one he claimed to be seventy. Lots of things about Doug don't make much sense, so don't ask me why he does this, but I suppose people think he really looks good for his age. Me, on the other hand, I've always been just fine with whatever age I find myself at. And, yes, I am a couple years older than Doug.

Age is one thing, but height and weight are another ...
Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Mother's Day

Posted by Karen Hessen on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Mother's Day 
    I've never been a big fan of Mother's Day. We made a big deal of it when I was a kid. Daddy always made sure my sister and I bought an appropriate gift for Mother. We also always had a corsage for her to wear to church - red or pink flowers before my grandmother died, white after. I guess even as a child I felt some ambivalence about the day. I always tried to please my mother. At a very early age, I decided not to ever hurt her or do anything to disappoint her or make her cry. But Mother...
Continue reading ...
 

Rounding Up (or down)

Posted by Karen Hessen on Friday, May 3, 2013, In : Image 
 My husband rounds-up. If you ask him how old he is he tells you the next age that would be evenly divisable by ten. So when he was sixty-one he claimed to be seventy. Lots of things about Doug don't make much sense, so don't ask me why he does this, but I suppose people think he really looks good for his age. Me, on the other hand, I've always been just fine with whatever age I find myself at. And, yes, I am a couple years older than Doug.

Age is one thing, but height and weight are another ...
Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Mother's Day

Posted by Karen Hessen on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Mother's Day 
    I've never been a big fan of Mother's Day. We made a big deal of it when I was a kid. Daddy always made sure my sister and I bought an appropriate gift for Mother. We also always had a corsage for her to wear to church - red or pink flowers before my grandmother died, white after. I guess even as a child I felt some ambivalence about the day. I always tried to please my mother. At a very early age, I decided not to ever hurt her or do anything to disappoint her or make her cry. But Mother...
Continue reading ...
 

Rounding Up (or down)

Posted by Karen Hessen on Friday, May 3, 2013, In : Image 
 My husband rounds-up. If you ask him how old he is he tells you the next age that would be evenly divisable by ten. So when he was sixty-one he claimed to be seventy. Lots of things about Doug don't make much sense, so don't ask me why he does this, but I suppose people think he really looks good for his age. Me, on the other hand, I've always been just fine with whatever age I find myself at. And, yes, I am a couple years older than Doug.

Age is one thing, but height and weight are another ...
Continue reading ...
 
 

Browsing Archive: May, 2013

Mother's Day

Posted by Karen Hessen on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Mother's Day 
    I've never been a big fan of Mother's Day. We made a big deal of it when I was a kid. Daddy always made sure my sister and I bought an appropriate gift for Mother. We also always had a corsage for her to wear to church - red or pink flowers before my grandmother died, white after. I guess even as a child I felt some ambivalence about the day. I always tried to please my mother. At a very early age, I decided not to ever hurt her or do anything to disappoint her or make her cry. But Mother...
Continue reading ...
 

Rounding Up (or down)

Posted by Karen Hessen on Friday, May 3, 2013, In : Image 
 My husband rounds-up. If you ask him how old he is he tells you the next age that would be evenly divisable by ten. So when he was sixty-one he claimed to be seventy. Lots of things about Doug don't make much sense, so don't ask me why he does this, but I suppose people think he really looks good for his age. Me, on the other hand, I've always been just fine with whatever age I find myself at. And, yes, I am a couple years older than Doug.

Age is one thing, but height and weight are another ...
Continue reading ...
 
 
 
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