Category Archives: finding happiness at 50

Dropping The Weight

I saw a friend who I haven’t seen in 3 years.  When we last saw each other, my marriage was beginning to unravel.  Since she was divorced, it was easy to talk with her and to hear advice from someone … Continue reading

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I Want To See You Be Brave

This song touches me every time I hear it.  I could write you all the lyrics here because to me, they are all so meaningful in different ways during certain passages in my life with people.  But that would be … Continue reading

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Risky

I’ve learned that it’s risky, to show myself to the world.  Risky to wear my heart on my sleeve and to be vulnerable.  But that’s how I’m made innately.  I know that it’s risky to show your cards and wait … Continue reading

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Plans Change

Plans change, so take comfort in knowing that life is full of change. – Janie Leeds Do you ever wake up and wonder how did I get here?  Do you ever think, this isn’t where I planned to be?  Well, … Continue reading

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Tame Jane

Tame name blame same came fame pain sane plain Jane. I became Janie when he left.  Resurrecting the woman I once was before marriage, before children, before losing myself in him.  The woman who stood strong and firm.  The one … Continue reading

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Stop Dragging My Heart Around

Tom Petty recently passed away and one of my favorite songs he played with Stevie Nicks is this one.  I like the lyrics, especially the lines below. It’s hard to think about what you’ve wanted It’s hard to think about … Continue reading

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Focused

These days I’m focused more on my kids than anything else.  Being a single, divorced parent does that to us I think, especially when your former other half has checked out.  Not laser focused mind you, just keeping the kids … Continue reading

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