growing up

Why I’m Glad I’m Not a Kid: Part Four

Media and conversations continue to remind me how relieved I am NOT to be a kid these days. It’s like kids are expected to come from the womb knowing exactly who they are and what they want from life. If you read my other posts in this series, you might recall that I wanted to …

Why I’m Glad I’m Not a Kid: Part Four Read More »

Why I’m Glad I’m not a Kid These Days: Part Three

Reading headlines and listening to newscasts has given me a revelation: Being a kid these days is confusing. And with technology and convenience, and easy access to information and answers, this shouldn’t be so. It makes me glad I grew up in the 70s and 80s. Things were so much simpler back then. Angst is …

Why I’m Glad I’m not a Kid These Days: Part Three Read More »

What do you want to do when you grow up?

When I first started school I wanted to be a teacher. Who wouldn’t want to boss everyone around? By fourth grade, I loved making up stories, so I decided I wanted to be a novelist. Later…solving mysteries seemed exciting, so how about becoming an FBI agent? Like most kids, my thoughts about the future vacillated from …

What do you want to do when you grow up? Read More »

%d bloggers like this: