MommaTama's Meanderings

Just the musings of one Educator/ Psychologist


Life skills

Just a tidbit

Been a bit busy. This weekend is my 30th class reunion for high school. I volunteered to arrange some things. Got us a local bar willing to play 80's music so we're having an 80's theme night. Decided to make... Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Death Vigil at Bedside

After college… time passed and I got older. Part of getting older is that those we love age and die. One of my grandmothers passed after I married and had children – Mom’s Mom. We flew down for the services.... Continue Reading →

Bourbon Chicken

Cooking should be done with Verve and Dash. At least that’s how I cook. My family believes I should do a better job of sticking to the recipe. But I see recipes as starting points. Good guidelines for where to... Continue Reading →

Everyone knows everyone in Alaska, right?

When we are young, our friendships tend to be based on close proximity. Who lives next door and who are parents' friends are for example. This doesn't really change as we age. Proximity is still one of the most important factors in choosing our friends. What does change is how we become exposed to them. We create our own proximity in the choices we make

Talking about it – why is it important?

Today we went to the funeral and wake of an Irish Catholic buddy of my husband. He had cancer for two years and we were lucky enough to be there at his bedside with his family and other friends when... Continue Reading →

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