Tag Archives: friendship

Holding Out For A Hero

Do you remember that song by Bonnie Tyler? I remember hearing it in Footloose the movie with Kevin Bacon back in the 80’s and I also remembered hearing it in one of the Shrek movies too. Do you recognize it? … Continue reading

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Helping A Friend Through The Aftermath Of Divorce

I spent all day yesterday with a friend who’s divorced. Although our kids were in school together, we weren’t friends. We met after the ex left me via mutual friends. Subsequently her marriage imploded and so we bonded. She’s doing … Continue reading

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Spring Is In The Air

The birds were chirping so loudly this morning when I went out to the sunporch to have my coffee! I sat there and enjoyed the peace I felt in my newfound space. What a difference a day makes! I still … Continue reading

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Could You Be An Old Maid?

Do you remember being a kid and playing that card game called Old Maid?  It was a matching game – pairing up like cards until one person is holding the card depicted with an Old Maid on it because she … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Friend Makes

Well, I have this friend who LOVES to organize. We are complete opposites in that regard, but I have to follow up on the last post because… I cleaned out sunporch with her help on Sunday and even though my … Continue reading

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What’s Your Plan For Valentine’s Day?

I’m a divorced single mom with 2 college kids at home and no “Valentine” because I’m not dating in the middle of this pandemic. That’s a story for another post, but I’m still single so there’s nobody to send me … 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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Trying Out Plant Based Vegan Food

So this friend of mine is a plant-based vegan and has been for awhile.  We hadn’t seen each other in a long time and she suggested we go out to lunch.  I was excited because I love spending time with … Continue reading

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A Healed Divorcee’s Valentine’s Day

I lamented my former husband’s leaving.  I wallowed in the grief, stunned by his sudden departure.  I had been dumped.  Left by him and his family and I suffered.  I couldn’t see past my grief no matter what I did, … Continue reading

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