Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Timing is everything
By Carole Townsend

It’s cold outside. The cold weather took a while to arrive, but when it did, it surely did. I love it. Oh, I hear people complaining about the temperatures, but for Pete’s sake, it’s January.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Out with the old, and in with the new
By Carole Townsend

Well here we are again, ushering out yet another year and opening the door to a brand new one. As cliché as it sounds, the years go by faster and faster, don’t they?

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Letting go is the toughest thing a parent will do
By Carole Townsend

It’s been said that our children will make us the saddest and the happiest we will ever be in life, and I believe that to be true. No, I know it to be true. My husband and I have experienced both the happiness and the sadness with our children, who range in ages from 23 - 30.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Oh, the choices we must make
By Carole Townsend

December is my favorite month of the year, and it has been since I was a little girl. Of course, Christmas falls in December. What child doesn’t love the excitement and anticipation of the Christmas season?

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Size matters, at least where trees are concerned
By Carole Townsend

Before we get started, I trust that everyone’s Thanksgiving was glorious. I trust that all of the “leftover” options have been exhausted: turkey tetrazzini, turkey potpie, turkey soup, turkey stir fry (yes, I did), all of them.