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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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Remembering What I Had Forgotten

I found a box of letters from decades ago and started going through them. I had completely forgotten I had tucked them away when we moved, but when I recently found the box marked “JUNK” I remembered. They were letters … Continue reading

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I Can’t Sleep Because Holidays Are Coming

I can’t seem to sleep lately and when I do, I’m bombarded by crazy dreams.  I guess it’s the upcoming family filled holidays that are thwarting any possibility of peace.  Maybe it’s because I feel sad and alone.  Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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When You Let Out That Kernel Of Truth – Kids And Divorce

My homesick college kid woke me this morning just before 6am.  The phone rang and all I heard was crying on the other end with the words, “Mom, it’s me.”  I sat up in bed, not fully awake, but aware … Continue reading

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It’s Not Our Anniversary Anymore

The other day I realized it would have been our wedding anniversary.  Well, I guess I should call it my unniversary since I am divorced over a year now.  I wonder if my former husband even realized the date.  I … Continue reading

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Single Parenting College Bound Kids

We’re coming down to the last few days before the kids go to college.  I have been decidedly absent from nagging.  I have written a list of what needs to be packed.  I have gently reminded them of last minute … Continue reading

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Where Do I Go From Here With The Narcissist?

Once you’ve identified the narcissist in your life, almost all that you thought you knew and would have bet your life on knowing for sure goes out the window.  And if that’s not enough of a bitter pill to swallow, … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t End Things First

A blogger friend asked me this question today and so here I am writing to you.  Why didn’t I end things first?  I have often asked myself this exact question and my answer has never wobbled. I loved him.  I … Continue reading

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