Category Archives: love

My Rom-Com Moment

A few years ago, I returned to Spain where I had lived while in college. Back then, I met a boy with whom I fell in love. We dated for a year while I was there. Briefly, I considered returning … Continue reading

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Falling In Love With Fall

I love Fall. I love how the leaves change colors and how it starts to get chilly at night. In the romantic images that have been running through my head lately, I am sitting outside around a fire pit watching … Continue reading

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Your Presence Is The Present You Give Your Kids

Parenting 101 especially after divorce most important tip: Be present with your kids. Listen. Take the time and stop what you’re doing so that they feel like you’re listening to them, you’re hearing what they’re telling you and they feel … Continue reading

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A Healing Poem I Found

my brain and heart divorced a decade ago over who was to blame about how big of a mess I have become eventually, they couldn’t be in the same room with each other now my head and heart share custody … Continue reading

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Tuesday With Mr. Kitty

Well, we’ve made it through another night together, Fido, Mr. Kitty and me. I was awakened before dawn by Mr. Kitty who was standing on my chest and energetically licking my face for me to get up. Seriously? Apparently breakfast … Continue reading

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Dog Sitting

I’m going to my brother’s house next week to stay for a few days. It should be interesting as I’m going to be dog sitting his almost 14 year old dog and also his cat. I don’t mind because they’ve … Continue reading

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Going To The Chapel

My neighbors are getting married today. It will be the first wedding I’ve attended in years, let alone as a divorced woman. Interestingly, it will be his 3rd and her 2nd (or maybe her 3rd as well – I’m not … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

This post goes out to all of you who celebrate or are celebrated on Mother’s Day. I hope that you have a peaceful day filled with love, laughter and hugs. I know we’re all on different paths, but I want … Continue reading

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Spring Into Rebirth

I’ve got a buzzing going on inside of me lately. A sort of tingle that I’ve not felt in years. It’s like I feel that hopefulness that comes with Spring and the crocuses (croci?) begin to push through the earth … Continue reading

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