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Writing is therapy. Wine is therapy. Writing while drinking wine is the best therapy. Reading while drinking can also be fun. Thanks for stopping by. ~Vickie

How Often Do You Mountain A Molehill?

One of the great beauties of getting older (and there are many) is that through all that living we end up with so many experiences to look back on … and learn from. And that’s the thing, isn’t it? Some … Continue reading

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Motherless Mother’s Day … and Passing The Torch.

This Sunday I will experience my first ever Mother’s Day without my mama. I am not sad. Perhaps a bit wistful but I recognize daily how fortunate I am. And was. My mother lived to 93. I got more than … Continue reading

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What Is The Perfect Relationship?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships. I mean A LOT. Like more than my usual boatload. Not really sure why? Have I ever told you what the three most important things in life are (in my ever so … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Deserve?

I’ve been having a bit of trouble sleeping lately. You know, so many thoughts, so little time. So many questions, so few immediate answers. So many aches, so little head. Well, that’s not true. I actually have a big head. … Continue reading

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Are You A Traveling Fool or A Traveling FOOL?

I recently returned from a lovely one week stay on the island of Roatan. Well, actually one week and one extra day and we’ll get to that in a moment. Just in case you’re wondering about Roatan (most people do) … Continue reading

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Love: Why Your Choice May Be Destined To NOT Work (and there’s a quiz!)

Many years ago I read a book by Helen Fisher called Why Him, Why Her. This very clever woman created a questionnaire which allows you to determine if you are a Director or a Negotiator (one category) and if you … Continue reading

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The Truth About Soulmates and Kindred Spirits

I always believed I had a soulmate. Probably because from a very young age I was conditioned, via movies, books, fairy tales and songs, to believe that there was one perfect person, somewhere out there, just waiting for me. Yes, … Continue reading

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