Have you ever had one of "those" days? The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever You know...the days when you literally open your eyes at daybreak and feel incompetent, irritable, grouchy, little, insignificant, beaten-down, not worthy or good enough? Days that mark the EVE of your 3rd born and 1st daughter turning 16,… Continue reading The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever
DISCLAIMER: I have been sooo very blessed by so many that love our family, want what's best for us, and have been rock solid in their support and love. I have so many "only one phone calls away". For that I will forever be grateful. That level of commitment and dedication is not lost on… Continue reading I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.
Commiserate - to express or feel sympathy or pity; sympathize. When we are sad, grieving, discouraged, lonely, or feeling beat down, sometimes it feels good to share stories with someone who has been through something similar. Someone who "gets it". Perhaps someone who is sympathetic towards us and our situation. There's nothing wrong with that.… Continue reading Pity Party Invitations are in the Mail
In the dumps? Life been cruel to you lately? Facing a divorce? Living in the red all the time? Health failing? I hate to tell you friend...but while "this too shall pass" (that gets on my nerves, btw...I mean who in the history of EVA wants to hear that when they are in the middle of… Continue reading Get OUT of the Valley – LITERALLY
Today is the final blog post in my 4-part, 2018 New Year series. I've covered everything from The Process and The Plan, while admitting The Potential Pitfalls and now The Proposed Pattern & Practices to put in place to help me pull it off. As I've shared, it's going to take work. Planned, diligent work… Continue reading 2018 – The Proposed Pattern & Practices
Whether you believe in it or not, you have to admit this quote is pretty spot on... I found this quote connected to an Instagram post from an architect friend. He posts beautiful homes on his feed every day and attaches a fitting quote to the image. Having no knowledge of this "Lois McMaster Bujold", I… Continue reading Love at First Sight
Well, it's that time of year. Mostly the time that people reflect on all the things they have accomplished in the past 12 months. It's a great time to update your friends at a distance what all has been going on. Nothing wrong with that...in fact, it's a great way to realize all that you… Continue reading All My Failures in 2017