Category Archives: Big Ten

Big Ten College Weekend, Man Style

This weekend my husband Mike and my brother-in-law Bid left Friday morning to visit my son Max at Big Ten College. They took my Audi A5 and . . .hold your breath . . .they didn’t get a flat on … Continue reading

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Sailing, Sailing . . . with a Big Ten College Sailing Club

Sometimes it’s cool to live vicariously. Today is one of those days. I’m here in Northern New Jersey where it’s in the high 50s and sunny, but I spent the majority of my day inside working at a conference. Never … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Hangover

Do you have too much stuff? Do you feel like you need a shovel to dig a path through it when you walk into your basement? Our stuff had gotten the better of me by yearend 2009 and I pledged … Continue reading

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When College Children Visit: Here and Gone

Yes. My son Max came home for the weekend. And I had a wonderful time talking with him and catching up on his life at Big Ten College. I stayed home with him on Saturday and spent significant face time … Continue reading

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My Son Returns

Max Is Home for the Weekend My son Max returned from Big Ten College to spend the weekend at home. I haven’t seen him since we dropped him off in August so right now I’m a happy Mom, especially because … Continue reading

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Eating at College

Cooking with Max Our son Max is happily ensconced in his first apartment at Big Ten College. One of the exciting parts of moving into his apartment, he said, is the ability to cook for himself instead of eating food … Continue reading

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Sleep, or Lack Thereof

Living with College Students My son Max is now happily ensconced in his first apartment, located hard by his Big Ten College campus. He and the rest of the building’s tenants are college students, serious young men and women studying … Continue reading

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First Apartment

College-Style We arrived at my son Max’s Big Ten College apartment building Friday afternoon without incident. That’s right, nothing broke in transit. Sure, the leg of the sofa got scratched, but a little brown Sharpie marker can fix that! I … Continue reading

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Happy Volley

One Mom’s Perspective My daughter Tory attended the Happy Volley Tournament at Big Ten School over the Memorial Day weekend. She played volleyball with her club team on Saturday, Sunday and Monday AND got to live in the freshman dorms, … Continue reading

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