Category Archives: music

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

It’s been a long road of learning since the divorce.  It’s been a hard journey for me – full of shocking, eye-opening facts that I turned a blind heart to because I didn’t want my life to change.  I loved … Continue reading

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Make Me Lose Control

Whenever I hear that song Make Me Lose Control by Eric Carmen, I start remembering that summer when the guy I was dating played it whenever we were in his car.  While we’re still friends, he’s married, has kids but … Continue reading

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Twelve Notes

I really like what Sam Elliott says below in the movie, A Star Is Born.  It makes perfect sense to me and since I adore music, it feels even more poignant to me. Over the years, I’ve written poetry, but … Continue reading

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Grab A Comfy Pen And Write In Your Diary

If you’re like me, you can write what you can’t say and that is really helpful.  I mean, I wrote copiously to my former husband after he left me even though I never showed him what I wrote.  I wrote … Continue reading

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A Star Is Born – All You Gotta Do Is Trust Me

At the last minute, a friend and I went to see A Star Is Born.  While I hazily remember the movie with Kris and Barbra years ago, I was excited to see this version.  It doesn’t hurt that I think … Continue reading

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Do You Remember Dancing In September?

Whenever I hear the song September by Earth, Wind and Fire, I can’t help but sing along!  That groovy song raises my spirits and just makes me feel like dancing! But do you know the lyrics?  I looked them up … Continue reading

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Ways To Fill Your Free Time After Divorce

I think the hardest part for me after the divorce was to find a way to fill my unexpected free time.  Because when the kids see their dad occasionally, I am alone and I have nothing to do.  I had … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday…

Usually, I’m ok with Monday because it’s the fresh start of the week.  But today my energy feels sapped to an all-time low.  So what’s a girl to do, but to find inspiration in music? So if you’re feeling like … Continue reading

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They’re Playing Our Song

This song came out years ago when we were together.  My youthful bikini body resting on the beach, sharing the earphones with him sprawled next to me on the blanket while Whitney sang.  Poignant memories. Fast forward, decades later and … Continue reading

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