November 2 - #NaBloPoMo 1

If You Remember These…You Might Be Old

In keeping with #NaBloPoMo, I’m posting today using the BlogHer writing prompt for November 2nd. What was the one toy that a friend had that you wished you had when you were little? If you’re new to the page, you might not know that I turned forty this year.  This makes me a child of Read More

Unpacking Emotional Baggage - A Love Story

Unpacking Emotional Baggage – A Love Story

I have a girlfriend that I’ve known for over ten years.  We worked together in the same office for a time. It was a difficult office – our boss was a bit of a tyrant, and as a result, a number of us grew quite close and have had friendships that survived a reorg which Read More

Should Your Sister be Your Best Friend?  Is She?

Should Your Sister be Your Best Friend? Is She?

There are all these quotes about sisters – and how they’re your first and only true friend.  Don’t get me wrong – if anyone hurt my sister, I’d be in their face like the overattentive perfume lady at the department store – but we’re not friends.  We never have been.  And it’s likely we never Read More

I Wouldn't Change a Thing 1

I Wouldn’t Change a Thing

Whenever somebody new comes into my life and becomes aware of my continual issues with my ex-husband, I always, always, always get asked the same question. Especially if they’ve had some opportunity to meet him. Why did you marry him? They’re truly perplexed that the woman before them—who seems so put together, intelligent, capable—could have Read More

Coparenting: Splitting Expenses without Losing Your Mind

Twitter has a New Fan

I’m so very new to the Twitter community.  I’ve been on Facebook for about five years, but my real exposure to Twitter started only a few weeks ago.  My Facebook years have allowed me to stay in touch with people I would not normally have had the opportunity to.  It’s also given me entertainment and Read More