I have to be honest–it’s not been hard to find dates. That being said–if they’re my age-range they’re already involved with someone else (but never tell you til after), or they’re just jumping from chick to chick because they are like sharks in the water that’s filled with chum after their divorce. Honestly, the best… Continue reading Dating after Divorce
Last night, on Christmas Eve, my youngest child sat on my bed and after telling me she had put brownies and milk out for Santa quietly followed it with, “I know Santa’s not real.” Her face was somewhat pale, small red blotches appeared, her eyes began to get glassy and she desperately held back her… Continue reading So, This is Christmas
I often tell people that I want my tombstone to say, “but, I just want to say one more thing…” People, I’ve noticed, are more free to say what they want when they hide behind a screen and use a keyboard. People have, and will continue, to say nasty things to me either by email,… Continue reading You Ain’t So Tough
I was supposed to be Michael. That’s what my mom told me. She assumed she was having another son and my name would be Michael. When they announced, “it’s a girl!” She asked, “are you sure?” The hunt for my name began. She thought about naming me after my father’s mother but my grandmother hated… Continue reading What’s Your Name?