Category Archives: inspiration

Don’t Drag Your Story Into 2021

I’m part of a group on FB that has divorced and single moms over age 50. Why? Because that’s who I am. But the majority of these women are having such a difficult time that it makes me sad. Now … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of 2020

I am sitting here alone in my family room with the Christmas tree lights on. It’s quiet because the kids are upstairs as dinner isn’t ready yet. I was thinking about this past year and all that we’ve had going … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Whatever you’re doing for Thanksgiving, I wish you well. I hope that you and your family enjoy counting your blessings! Because especially at this time of year AND in 2020, we need to be thankful for the little things and … Continue reading

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Is It A Story Or Is It The Truth?

Sometimes I think it’s hard to define truth from the story that we’ve chosen to think.  It reminds me of Byron Katie and her four questions. Is it true? Can you absolutely know it’s true? How do you react – … Continue reading

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Parenting Through The Pandemic

Well, here we are with school-aged kids home.  None of us were expecting this, were we?  My college-aged kids are home for now although I’m not sure when or if they’ll return to university.  So far, one is on spring … Continue reading

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Today Is Bachelor’s Day (Also Known As Leap Day)

According to Wikipedia: Bachelor’s Day is an Irish tradition on Leap Day allowing women to initiate dances and propose marriage.[1] If the proposal was refused the man was expected to buy the woman a silk gown or, by the mid-20th … Continue reading

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Holla If You Feel Like You’ve Been Down The Same Road

I don’t know whether it’s from the full moon last night or some astrological planetary alignment, but I’m being transformed, whether I like it or not.  And it’s unsettling at times and yet, there’s a spark of excitement.  A small … Continue reading

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It’s Galentine’s Day!

I like the idea of Galentine’s Day – a day to celebrate the lady friends in your life.  I have been lucky to have a bunch of friends (both blogging friends – YOU! and friends from all different stages in … Continue reading

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Rise Above

It’s a new year filled with anticipation for what’s in store.  I’m not one for resolutions, having kept few of them in the past.  I prefer to go with the flow.  So this year, I am concentrating on keeping my … Continue reading

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