Rufus Thompson

Woman. Wife. Mother. Poet. Friend.

Jenny's Angry Husband

I forgot what I was going to say. This happens quite a lot these days. I’m a little worried that I’m going to suffer from some early onset of Alzheimer’s and while this is romantic and funny and nostalgic in the movies, I cared for a woman who was reduced to a fetal position, mewing and humming while pooping and peeing in a diaper. ...more

I enjoyed reading this one. I will have to think about my homework though.

Getting Them Off To College

If you were like me, you presumed that your children would be outstanding mental giants and every major University worth its weight in Greek Gold would invite your progeny to attend their institutions, gratis. You believed scholarships would define their paths and your offspring would win Nobel awards every other day of the week. As such I did not plan for their future education in a financially responsible manner. ...more