A 47 Year Old Birthday Story from My Little Mama

We were living in White Plains, NY, when I became pregnant with you, my first-born child. I happened to go to the gynecologist in Kankakee, though, because we were there for Christmas. He confirmed that I was pregnant, and my happiness went through the roof. I told Dad, and he looked really serious when he …

I was let go from my job of almost 20 years due to Covid-19 – HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

Two Fridays ago - April 24th, 2020 - I got an invite on my office email that simply said, "catch up call with Katy" and then an HR person I had never even heard of let me know that my position had been eliminated and my last day would be April 30th. She gave me …