• blog,  divorce,  separation,  Write Into Light

    Mosaic

    (Note: this is a piece I wrote for a course I’m doing by Martha Beck called “Write Into Light”.) Dear Broken One, I can see that you have loved a man for many years. Even though throughout the years, there…

  • blog,  Dating,  new life,  Thoughts

    Let’s be exclusive!

    A couple of men I have dated and who I felt there was a connection to seemed to want to be “exclusive” right away. According to Urban Dictionary, the definition for exclusiveness in a dating relationship means the following: The state…

  • Adventures,  blog,  Dating,  divorce

    adventures in dating

    Back in February of this year, I decided to take the plunge and explore the world of online dating. Truthfully, I never thought that this would be a world that I would be a part of because I never imagined…

  • blog,  divorce,  Grief,  Thoughts

    Death by a Thousand Cuts

    When my  soon to be ex (stbx) informed me on July 2nd, 2017, that we (meaning he) was done, I literally felt like I couldn’t breathe. If he had stood in front of me and punched me in the stomach,…

  • blog,  divorce,  separation,  Thoughts

    An open letter

    Dear M, I’ve thought a lot about writing this letter to you. I’m conflicted because I don’t want to pay attention to you and have you think that you are a constant presence in my life. Trust me when I…

  • blog,  new life,  Thoughts,  Thoughts

    Update on my life

    There has been a lot going on with me since my last update. I have more good days than bad days, but I’ve been able to power through on the bad days and make it to the next, embracing it…

  • blog,  crocheting,  lifestyle

    Adventures in Crocheting

    So, I bought a book. It’s supposed to teach this newbie how to crochet. We will have a new grandson in June. Let’s see if this Grammy can make a blanket for him before he’s born! Here’s to trying something…