Category Archives: Relationships

Doing Right to Survive

Reading Time: 2 minutesA week ago, these words changed my life: I AM DONE! Standing in a room, all alone, without any effort on my part, without any forethought, the words came out of my mouth. They emerged with a force, a strength, … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of the Kite Tale

Reading Time: 4 minutesI have been thinking about my life and when I do, I see a kite.  I describe a kite as a huge diamond with a wooden frame covered in cloth, and a long, thin string on the end with tiny, … Continue reading

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Me On Pause (Not for the faint of heart. You have been warned.)

Reading Time: 3 minutesMy current state seems to be “me on pause”, Actually, the truth of the matter is that the arrival of menopause has done more than cause me to pause, it has knocked me flat on my ass! One day, I … Continue reading

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My Happiness Project

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn January, I read the book, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. I should say, I read more than 50% of the book because each chapter address a project for that month. Projects include kids, family, marriage, etc. so some of … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Spending Habits

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor years, I have read about the importance of tracking spending and as a result, I have attempted many times to create a budget. The budget never lasted long because it always showed that, well, I did not have enough … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Revisiting Plagiarism

Reading Time: 6 minutesMonica Crowley backs out of Donald Trump’s administration after plagiarism accusations. To be fair, I heard of Monica Crowley for the first time a few weeks ago and I truly have no opinion about her. She is simply the current … Continue reading

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And, now, for the weirdest medical diagnosis ever.

Reading Time: 1 minuteIn September 2016, I was diagnosed with achalasia—a condition I had never heard of.  Only one person out of between 100,000 and 200,000 people has achalasia.  With a US population of about 325,000,… Source: And, now, for the weirdest medical … Continue reading

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That Thing Called LOVE

Reading Time: 1 minuteFantasies and Realities of Love Fantasy:  If I say “I love you” it means we are together forever. Reality: If I say “I love you”, I always will but we may part ways in the future. Fantasy: I will never … Continue reading

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Is It Really Submission?

Reading Time: 3 minutesHow often have we heard that only weak women are submissive? Growing up, I always believed that a woman had two choices when it came to how she presented herself to the world. The first choice – she could be … Continue reading

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Making Friends With This Body

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