Mother’s Day, Solved.

Mom Broke Her Arm–Roller Skating–Just Before She Became a Grandmother.  Heartmending and Remembering I dislike this coming Sunday only because I loved, adored, and truly liked my mother. Some days I fear I will become violent if I see one more commercial reminding me to remember Mom. Emails taunt me with offers to send her flowers for […]


The Museum of Mom

[Today’s post is from the archives.]   In Loving Memory of my Mother, Marilyn Lee Downs Seiler.  August 20, 1936 – September 30, 2008. The Search of a Lifetime The message from my father came as we were preparing to leave for vacation: Hi, I have given much thought to how to give your mom’s wedding rings […]


Have a Body? Have Children? You Need This Book!

Coming On Mother’s Day A Book for Every Mom With a Body. I thought reviewing this book would be easy. My eating isn’t disordered, I told myself. I’ve never binged and purged. I’ve never starved myself. This review will be a snap.  I was wrong. At page xii (that’s right, still in the introduction!) I […]


>The Museum of Mom

>  My Jewelry Box and Its Little BoxesIn Loving Memory of my Mother, Marilyn Lee Downs Seiler.  August 20, 1936 – September 30, 2008. The Search of a Lifetime The message from my father came as we were preparing to leave for vacation: Hi,I have given much thought to how to give your mom’s wedding […]


The Museum of Mom

 My Jewelry Box and Its Little BoxesIn Loving Memory of my Mother, Marilyn Lee Downs Seiler.  August 20, 1936 – September 30, 2008. The Search of a Lifetime The message from my father came as we were preparing to leave for vacation: Hi,I have given much thought to how to give your mom’s wedding rings […]