Category Archives: Divorce

24 Things I have Learned…

I’ve been feeling somewhat reflective this week. Maybe because one of the Extras heads off to college tomorrow. Maybe because the other children are getting older and heading back to school next week. Maybe because I’ve been through an awful … Continue reading

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One of My Most Shameful Moments…

A couple of weeks ago, a person I had known fairly well came unglued and it reminded me of my own (far) less than Perfect moment. A true story, this happened a few years back. Often, we are quick to condemn … Continue reading

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July 16, 2011

I am exhausted by summer “vacation.” All parents should get a vacation when school starts, so that we can recover from our summer “vacation.” Continue reading

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Ode to the Doggie Playpen…

Cheap fencing is available and can be put up by two women in one day. Even if they have to clear overgrowth and vines using rusty old tools. Even in the pouring rain… Back at the Big House, I had … Continue reading

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More New Beginnings

The wonderful thing about Endings is that they lead to New Beginnings. At least, that is what I tell myself when I am faced with the end of something ‘known’ and looking out into the vast ‘unknown.’ June brought a … Continue reading

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