Tags » Homesickness

Parents and attachments

Dearest Mumma and Papa,

Twenty one days away from home, in a residential school. Unbelievable! I don’t know how to explain how much I miss you. 420 more words

Feelings From The Heart

The tension in coming and going

Nostalgic for blackberry hunting, rain storms that stay for days, and nude, hidden pools.

Grateful for twenty-minute rushed climaxes of thunder and cool evenings with no bug bites. 157 more words


The Countdown

Extra Strong or Maximum Strength?

My daughter moves to college one month from tomorrow. In 32 days. Exactly. Not that I’m counting the days. Except that I am. 927 more words


The first books out of the boxes.

I haven’t yet tackled the stacks of book boxes up in my office. Not all the shelves are assembled and in their proper places just yet. 373 more words

Commonplace Book

Swimming in a new pool

We buy fishes for our home and put them in the tanks we buy for them and they start swimming. As long as you provide the essentials, they live for as long as 10 years. 422 more words