You may think…

You may think I’m the same as all of the others….. But I’m not…..because you’re not, and I recognized you in a moment. And although I was initially reluctant, I gave in. I surrendered. The first night. The second and third. After months of not knowing what was to come…..when the realization first struck. IContinue reading “You may think…”

Love, hope, and wrong turns…

The tightrope between hope and despair is one many of us have walked a time or two in the search for love….so I thought a few words on the subject might be due. If you’ve ever hoped for something in love one minute, but found yourself wanting to throw in the towel the next, thenContinue reading “Love, hope, and wrong turns…”

The 5 Deadly Fears of Loss (and what we gain by letting go)…

As I contemplated divorce more than a decade ago, I encountered a number of fears and uncertainties with the idea ending a 15 year-long marriage. Although I was pretty sure it’s what I wanted, I found that fear hides in the most unexpected places and in abundance. Furthermore, it’s not something one overcomes once, butContinue reading “The 5 Deadly Fears of Loss (and what we gain by letting go)…”

Just a chance…

We’ve all seen it before.  Someone wins big in a state lottery and all of their financial woes are seemingly gone in an instant.  If they play their cards right, they should never have to struggle again.  And yet, within a period of just a few years, they somehow blow all of their winnings andContinue reading “Just a chance…”

My own part in things…

It was probably the third or fourth call from him in the past hour. I didn’t even bother to say hello when picking up the phone. In fact, I didn’t say anything. He did. “Miss divorced fat old white female, you brought this one on yourself with your pigheadedness. You asked for everything you’re getting.Continue reading “My own part in things…”

Inside the coronavirus cocoon…

In the course of a few weeks, the world has changed….and I’m realizing more than ever how important it is that we let go, adapt, and innovate. This year has been a challenge for me from the start. Four days into the year, my car window was busted out and about $2400 worth of cameraContinue reading “Inside the coronavirus cocoon…”