Category Archives: #womenofacertainage

Cleaning Up and The Delete Button

Lately, I’ve been going through my email and realizing that I am subscribed to so many different newsletters including clothing stores, grocery deals and free book offers, just to mention a few. When I thought that my inbox was only … Continue reading

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Is A College Degree Necessary Anymore?

It’s been a few days fraught with dissension here at Chez Leeds. I firmly believe in finishing your college education and I have never wavered from it. Get your degree because that is something nobody can take away from you. … Continue reading

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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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The Afterlife

I never really watched Netflix before Covid, but this isolation has me with plenty of time on my hands to watch something other than the news because that’s too chaotic and depressing to me. Because I don’t really go anywhere … Continue reading

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End Of The Day Chat

My roommate from college and I often talk after 9pm with a glass of wine. We’re both divorced and so the conversations often run from exes, to kids, to a catch up on the day, to work frustrations and to … Continue reading

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Here I Am….

Being honest here, I’ve told myself many lies over the years.  I tried, with my rose-colored glasses firmly planted on my eyes, to make excuses for bad behavior from the people around me.  I was co-dependent, having been trained from … Continue reading

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Back To School In September?

I used to love September and looked forward to the beginning of school.  Fall temperatures and back to a normal routine made me so happy as a Mom because by then (pre-pandemic), I’d be getting weary of the summer freedom … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost wrote the poem entitled, The Road Not Taken.  Do you know it? Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day and if you’re a Mom, hopefully you’ve had some love come your way from your offspring!  And if your Mom is still here, then I hope you were able to show her some appreciation as well.  Because … Continue reading

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