For those of you who are interested in just how the mothering role changes when your child has left home I will share with you my impressions. I have become this:
or perhaps even this:
Except instead of bland tasting candy, I dispense advice.
It seems Angel need only press a little lever (or IMs me, whichever is easiest) to make my head pop open and out shoots bite-sized pellets of advice on writing essays, teaching martial arts and joining fraternities (the last one is so incredibly comical since I never even attended a school with a sorority or fraternity, no less thought about joining one).
It seems there is no end to the topics on which I will pretend some type of expertise just to keep the conversation going.
Color me Pez.