In The Background

By Jennifer on October 6, 2016

You don’t get drunk on red wine, and fight no more, ‘Cause I don’t see you anymore, Since the hospital, But the plans I make still have you in them, Then you come swimming into view, And I’m hanging on…

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I’ve Carted Around This Malibu Francie Since 1973

By Jennifer on June 14, 2016

Photo of the Day | Malibu Francie I’ve carted around this Malibu Francie since Christmas 1973. And, if you must know, I thought she was a Malibu Barbie until tonight. For 44 years I’ve referred to this survivor by the wrong…

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One Day, One Step At A Time

By Jennifer on June 11, 2016

…Help me believe in what I could be And all that I am. Show me the stairway, I have to climb. Lord for my sake, teach me to take One day at a time. — Marijohn Wilkin and Kris Kristofferson, 1974…

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Prisoner In A Castle

By Jennifer on June 10, 2016

Photo of the Day | Prisoner In A Castle You are a daughter of Heaven, a chosen one. You are a daughter of Heaven, through God’s own Son. You are a daughter of Heaven, so please don’t hide The beauty…

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Mom, This Dinner Smells Like Vomit

By Jennifer on June 8, 2016

PHOTO of the DAY: Coke Chicken I put the crock pot of Coke chicken on the table and spoon out a helping for my son. He looks down at it, squints his eyes, pinches up his nose and says, “Mom, this…

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Purple Mascara

By Jennifer on June 7, 2016

Photo of the Day: Purple Mascara It’s Prince Day. So, purple mascara. Truth is, she asked to play dress-up a week or so ago. She found an old makeup kit in a cabinet in the upstairs bathroom. It was a…

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The Arrow

By Jennifer on June 6, 2016

Photo of the Day: Arrows In A Warrior’s Hands He comes home from a day at the pool with sun-washed cheeks, bloodshot eyes and tan skin. He’s 10 and I celebrate his fleeting boyhood, a rare treasure indeed. After a late dinner, I…

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The Graduate

By Jennifer on June 5, 2016

Photo of the Day: The Graduate, Class of 2016 Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day’s journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. Continue reading Christina Rossetti’s…

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Floppy vs. The Filly (Photo of the Day)

By Jennifer on June 4, 2016

Photo of the Day: The Guinea Pig   Welcome to the first Photo of the Day post on The Chronicles of Jennifer — a factual, written report of (mostly) important or (possibly) historic events in my life as they occur. Today’s picture qualifies as possibly historic. Floppy,…

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Regrets, I’ve Had A Few

By Jennifer on June 1, 2016

Most of my boys are with me, some are still out seeking glory And some I had to leave behind, my brother I’m still sorry… –Lukas Graham, 7 Years If you want to live a life without regret, never reflect…

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