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7 Day B&W Photo Challenge – Day Three

I was tagged by Kiersten over at Once Upon A Spine to do the 7 Day Black & White Photo Challenge. The rules are simple: Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Divorced Dads Before Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow if you didn’t already know.  Let me remind you that it’s time for you to reach out to your own Moms and to say thank you and perhaps even I love you, if that’s how you … Continue reading

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Pacing Myself

Oh my soul love, I want to reach out to you, but lately you aren’t texting.  It’s not that you’re ghosting me after all this time.  We had our time together, reunited after decades and I left as I had … Continue reading

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I Found My Authentic Self Again

Recently I took care of myself in a way in which I hadn’t since the separation and subsequent divorce, nor the time that passed after the divorce was official.  It has been a long journey as anyone who has walked … Continue reading

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Rocky Theme Song

Rocky‘s theme song Gonna Fly Now feels right to post today.  It’s a classic that even if you’ve never seen the movie, you know that song, right?  Is there anyone who didn’t recognize it?  I’m putting it below in case … Continue reading

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How About Saying Former Spouse?

How do you refer to the spouse you’re divorced from? I was talking with someone new the other day and he told me that he doesn’t use the word ‘ex’ when referring to his ex-wife.  He says, my former wife.  … Continue reading

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Maybe, Maybe, Maybe

Maybe it’s the weather.  Maybe it’s the start of spring (if it ever gets here).  Maybe it’s that the weather is getting warmer so I can’t hide under the layers of clothing and I’m embarrassed that I’ve gained a little … Continue reading

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Dressing Up and Going Out

It’s been ages since I dressed up to go out.  I mean in a single mom’s measurement of time because I’m now a single parent and we don’t get to go out too often because the kids are home.  It’s … Continue reading

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Is This What We Signed Up For?

I have asked myself that question repeatedly over the years.  Did I really sign up for this crazy?  The narcissist relationships that have me bugging out with insomnia?  I’m a fixer by nature and over the years, I repeatedly put … Continue reading

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