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
So this has been a week in my world…. At around 2am early Wednesday morning my man-child woke me up and told me he was in pain. In my barely awake state, we had a conversation trying to determine what was going on. My teenage son generally does not come into my room in the… Continue reading keeping it real
So I decided to give dating a shot again. Such a strange world to be a part of. On Friday night I met a man for dinner. We had a nice time, often commiserating on the ‘joys’ of dating. One of the things he mentioned was logistics. One story was about someone he dated for… Continue reading reflection
So, yesterday I walked into a little cubicle on a college campus & took my first standardized test in apparently 30 years. Unless I am experiencing a memory gap, the last test like this were the SAT’s when I was a Junior in high school (maybe a senior but we will leave it at 30… Continue reading Yay!
‘When a door closes, a window opens’ There are probably untold variations of that quote. The inspirational message that although something ended or you didn’t get what you want, there is always another direction for you to travel. I know for me personally, sometimes I don’t realize until much later that there was a window… Continue reading the door & the window
I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately. In large part due to the anniversary of my losing my mom. I remember so many times over the last 18 years just wishing I could have her back. For me personally, I have been living with this life altering loss for almost 2 decades.… Continue reading hindsight
So, while I try to be positive & grateful, truth be told, there are things that make me cranky. Here is one. I have already mentioned in another blog that while I’m not a fan of pumpkins, I do love me some fall. The cooling tempratures and the changing colors make me happy. I like… Continue reading it’s not all sunshine & roses