My Scrambled Nest

An Almost-Empty Nest Journey of "Letting Go" With Laughter and Love, By Cathy Free

My daughter is going to her last high school prom tonight and she’s handling it much better than I am. I’m almost tempted to put on a wig and sneak into the dance hall for some poignant pics, but I know that I’d be as welcome as a bill collector at a funeral if she …

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Pausing to wipe the dust from my eyes in a dirty storage unit jam-packed with memories and mementos last Saturday, I soon added a few tears to the mix when I was suddenly struck by a sad reality: After more than 78 years of learning, loving, writing and collecting, my mother’s history had come down …

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