happy single parents day

I have just read that today is Single Parent’s Day.

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mama bear papa bear

I am mama bear. My instinct is to nurture, welcome, offer soup, cookies and tea to those who come into my home and family.

I am also papa bear. I am lion. I am protective. I am territorial. I am provider.

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this is happy

One Wednesday, maybe 6 years ago, we had a famous author to one of our ‘famous’ JORO dinners. You remember these ¬†Wednesday night dinners where anyone of us could invite anyone who had become interesting in our lives, a friend, the postman, a teacher, a boyfriend, a new pal, an old pal. It was my way of having my life and family bigger not smaller than it once was. This is happy.

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