Tag Archives: family

  1. Thirtysomething

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Tuesday was my birthday. I’m not sure when I started feeling a little let down each year on March 29, …
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  2. Mom and Dad’s lessons on love

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    There’s some delightful lore in my family that, in the midst of their courtship, my father took my mother to …
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  3. Monster-in-law

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    October 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    You think your mother-in-law is bad? An email sent from an English woman to her stepdaughter-in-law-to-be went viral last week, …
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  4. Planning is a pain

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    October 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I’m in planning purgatory. This weekend, I’m going to visit my family in New York. One would think this would …
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  5. Happy Guiltsgiving

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    October 16, 2013 by nooffensebut

    It’s only October, but hints of the holiday season are already spreading like the common cold. Last week, the iTunes …
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  6. My father’s daughter

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I have my father’s eyes. Sometimes I wonder if I share his vision as well. Perhaps in some ways I …
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  7. Memories for Mother’s Day

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I will not have the opportunity to spend this Sunday with my mother, as Chattanooga is a little farther than …
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  8. A small kindness goes a long way

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Do you ever have a moment when you realize there are good, honest people out there in the world? Maybe …
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  9. Family bonding time

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I’m more excited for this weekend than I have been for one in a while. My cousin Randi is coming …
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  10. Farewell to a piece of my childhood

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I’m dismayed. Appalled. Stunned. My mother just told me Fields is closing. That means nothing to any of you who …
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