Sherri Gragg

Writer. Mom. Daydreamer. Dog's Best Friend.

Monthly Archives: August, 2010

Dormant Glory

“Nothing good comes from laziness,” a more experienced parent once told me as she challenged me to teach my children the value of hard work. I agree with her philosophy, … Continue reading

August 30, 2010 · 1 Comment

There Goes Another One….

I think I could dedicate an entire blog to the subject of parents gone wild.  This was in my morning paper: BREAKING NEWS: Parent arrested for assault after shoving, hitting … Continue reading

August 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Tomatoes

I used to buy my tomato plants at Lowe’s but this year I ordered some heirloom seeds and I’ll never go back to “Big Boy” and “Early Girl”. The difference … Continue reading

August 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

Parents Gone Wild, The Sequel

My middle daughter’s teacher arrived for our meeting with crutches and a leg brace. “What happened to you?” I asked. “Well,” she said.  “You are not going to believe it.  … Continue reading

August 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Parents Gone Wild

Whenever I find myself tempted to return to education, I am always cured by exposure to crazy parents. They are everywhere- raging at the park, scheming in the halls, slandering … Continue reading

August 13, 2010 · 2 Comments

You Are The Sky; I Am The Sun

I think shopping is her love language, especially when it is spoken in the dialect of shoes. We both needed shoes, so we braved the chaos of the mall on … Continue reading

August 9, 2010 · 4 Comments

Empty House, Crowded Brain

I can’t remember the last time I was alone in this house. It feels both peaceful and…strange. I mean, I certainly like it, but there are so many things that … Continue reading

August 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Wyclef Jean For President of Haiti

Oh. My. Gosh. Wyclef Jean will run for president of Haiti. Here’s the CNN link: http://larrykinglive.blogs.cnn.com/2010/08/05/wyclef-jean-says-he-will-run-for-president-of-haiti/?iref=allsearch

August 3, 2010 · Leave a comment

Nobody’s Getting The Bird

She is a piece of work. Wild child. Spunk, flash, fierce affection, steadfast devotion, hot tempered, and sweet. A friend of mine spent time with her in the orphanage when … Continue reading

August 2, 2010 · 1 Comment

First Day

Fresh haircuts, tight new braids. Back packs, lunch boxes. New clothes, big smiles. The alarm went off at 5. Special breakfast, fruit smoothies. Bus coming, brush teeth! Teacher’s note, miss … Continue reading

August 2, 2010 · Leave a comment