I’m old enough to remember the previous incarnation of dating. The get set-up by a friend, the meeting someone in person at a party, bar, work etc. After my divorce, I decided to try online dating. Online dating for those of us who dated before it was ‘the way’ to meet someone, tend to find… Continue reading Online dating – helpful hints
I was watching a morning news show earlier & they spoke with a Harvard Professor who teaches a course in happiness. One of the assignments is to write a letter of gratitude to someone you haven’t shared it with before. That has stayed with me for the last few hours. I have been practicing gratitude… Continue reading Gratitude Letter
Why yes it has been a while, if you have been a subscriber since the beginning, you will not find this surprising. Thought I would let you know I am in the process of creating a website so feel free to stop by www.tidbitsandtips.com At the moment I have copied over some old posts from here… Continue reading New Home
So it’s been a while since my last post and if you read it, you are aware why. When you are not directly impacted by a loss, you feel badly for others but your life continues relatively normally. The struggle for those who find themselves drowning in the grieving process is that they don’t have… Continue reading life lessons
On Tuesday, July 21st at around 11:20 am, I held my father’s hand as he died. Tomorrow is the memorial service. I really don’t have a lot to say yet, I’m sure more will come in time. What I do know is that I don’t have any living parents anymore. I have joined the club… Continue reading Am I an orphan now?
Another post I don’t know how to begin. Last Tuesday I received a call that my father was in the hospital. There are 4 siblings scattered across the country so the calls began. Another call came in at 4pm which motivated us all even faster. My brother made it to the hospital around midnight, his… Continue reading role reversal
So, there are many experiences that I never anticipated having. Certainly getting divorced was one of the biggest. With that huge life change come a truckload more. Everything in your life changes, literally everything. My thoughts today are around trying to be open to someone new. If you have read this blog before, I was… Continue reading brave new world