The Ugly Sweater

The Pastel Sweater

I have always been a little bit of a loner.  I can’t point to one specific reason.  I could blame my parents, but I think they made best efforts to “socialize” me while I was young.  I had dance classes and what not.  There were other kids in my neighborhood that I played with.  But Read More

Bad Relationships and Rose Colored Glasses

Bad Relationships and Rose Colored Glasses

Years and experiences have taught me that if someone is wearing rose-colored glasses, they’re completely unaware of it.  It’s like one night while they were sleeping, someone slipped them on and they didn’t realize it when they woke up.  They just continued on with their life, not realizing that if they took off the glasses, 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