It Takes a Village, and We Are That Village

Mamacita says:  I think sometimes that if there had been online journals, blogs, when I was raising my children, I might not have made quite as many mistakes. Often, during those years, I felt very isolated. I was sure that … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Christmas

Mamacita says: It’s been a while since I’ve done Quotation Saturday. I’ve missed it. I hope you have, too.  So often, we struggle with what to say about things we feel deeply and sincerely about, and then we find that … Continue reading

Liberal or Conservative: I Don’t Know

Mamacita says:  Someone asked me the other day whether I was a liberal or a conservative. I answered truthfully: I don’t know. It varies with the subject. With some topics, I lean towards the liberal left and with other topics … Continue reading

My Mother: A Love Story

Mamacita says:  My mother is 83 years old. I call her every day, and invite her to dinner at least twice a week; she takes the leftovers home and has them for lunch the next day. I always call her … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Christmas 2014

Mamacita says: It’s been a while since I’ve done Quotation Saturday. I’ve missed it. I hope you have, too.  So often, we struggle with what to say about things we feel deeply and sincerely about, and then we find that … Continue reading

My Father and My Daughter: Their Day

Mamacita says:  Father’s Day and my daughter’s birthday are always within a few days of each other, and this year, they’re on the same day. That is because calendars are alive and love to mess with us, and because those … Continue reading