Just Five Minutes of Laundry?

This is the day when we write for five minutes non-stop, no editing for Lisa-Jo Baker’s “Five Minute Fridays”. So, here it goes: I finally did it. On the Thursday before he was to come home from college for fall break, I rummaged through the pile of discarded clothes in Youngest Son’s bedroom and made …

When Maybe It’s Okay To Say “You’ve Got a Friend”

Between doing loads of laundry…..checking off that college packing list….swiping at those unbidden tears…. I popped the CD on the top of my music stack into the CD player and was taken back 40 years to my one and only year in college. “You just call out my name, and you know where ever I …