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Pedro And The Christmas Tree Story

Part of divorce is having to decorate alone, especially when you’re an empty nester.  Not like the kids or ex-husband helped a lot to decorate at Christmastime, but it was nice to do it as a family.  I had been … Continue reading

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I Love Dogs

There’s something about dogs…I love all animals, but dogs are special.  I wish I could have a big dog, but that’s not possible at this time in my life.  I just became an empty nester and I’m getting used to … Continue reading

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Empty Nester Saturday

I woke up this morning when a friend called at 9am.  I couldn’t believe the time!  When was the last time I slept this late?  I didn’t want her to know, so I cleared my throat and cheerily answered.  I … Continue reading

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What’s Not To Love About Fall?

I love Fall.  I love all of the seasons, but there’s something about Fall that ignites me.  Maybe it’s the new beginnings in being an empty nester.  Or maybe it’s the joy in the leaves turning those bejeweled deep colors.  … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Getting Your Hair Done…

I booked a hair appointment today along with a manicure for a treat.  I figured why not pamper myself a bit while the dye is processing?  I have to sit there anyway for awhile in order to get rid of … Continue reading

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Homesick And The Empty Nester

Both kids went off to college in August.  I was kinda anxious about being an empty nester, but honestly, I was a little excited too.  I mean, I hadn’t been on my own since – well, I don’t know when?  … Continue reading

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