Author Archives: EmilyD

About EmilyD

Now in my 50's and still a work in progress. Proud, happy mom of 2 wonderful kids who are married to equally wonderful people. Patiently waiting on grandchildren to spoil. In love with, and happily engaged to, my best friend and looking forward to the rest of the journey on this planet by his side.

Reclaiming Christmas

I’m determined to be politically incorrect this year.  While airports and municipal buildings are taking down trees and Nativity scenes over fear of lawsuits and everywhere you go, all you see are signs saying "Happy Holidays" and "Seasons Greetings", I’m reclaiming Christmas.  … Continue reading

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“Blackbird singing in the dead of night…

take these broken wings and learn to fly…. all your life, you were only waiting for this moment to arrive."   That’s the song that’s been running through my head since yesterday when Clara announced that she got a new job … Continue reading

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Abuelita

There is a phone call which I will dread receiving… the one which will inform me that the disease, which has robbed my Abuelita (little grandmother) of her thoughts, memories and being, has taken her life as well.   It’s almost a sin … Continue reading

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I found my other son!

Just kidding but Jason came across a profile on MySpace, of a 19-year-old young man named Justin, who could pass as his twin.  It’s said we all have a twin somewhere… here’s Jason’s.  The first 2 pics are of Jason, the … Continue reading

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It’s the little things, sometimes…

that catch my eye and make me smile.  This morning, on my way to the bus stop, I saw a sign stuck to the driver’s side of a car parked in the street.  It read (and I quote):  "You bich.  … Continue reading

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Poetry in progress

Trying hard not to think Wishing I just couldn’t feel But despite all of my best efforts This hurt is just too damned real   Waiting in vain for your call Seems such a silly thing to do But of all … Continue reading

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Roller coaster week

A week of good news and not-so-good news and everything in between.    I won’t get into the bad news… still kind of stunned and upset right now.  Also, I miss Jason who’s travelling with the drum corps for competitions.  This house … Continue reading

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Nice Day for a Wal-Mart Wedding

The article copied below, from the Orlando Sentinel, is about my wonderful brother-in-law Robinson (I may no longer be married to his brother but we will always be family).  I cannot say enough great things about him.  We used to … Continue reading

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What Kind of Kisser Are You?

A very accurate assessment      You’re an Expert Kisser You’re a kissing pro, but it’s all about quality and not quantity You’ve perfected your kissing technique and can knock anyone’s socks off And you’re adaptable, giving each partner what … Continue reading

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A movie in Bryant Park under the stars…

(OK, it was actually under the clouds)… music while cooking together… watching the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest and World Cup Soccer on ESPN… lots of laughter… just hanging out and having fun… finally a goodbye kiss in the rain… … Continue reading

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