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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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One Of The Worst Things You Can Say (or Facebook or Tweet or Instagram) In Front Of Your Children.

In the past month I have watched two lovely female friends post photos on social media with their (relatively new) partners. Both of these lovely women referred to their (relatively new) partners as “the love of my life.” Nice, eh? … Continue reading

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Do You Know How Hard It Is To Walk Away From Everything?

I do. And I can tell you with total conviction it is really fucking hard. Damn near impossible. So what do I mean by everything? I once heard a tale about a woman who refused to leave her lousy marriage. … Continue reading

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Great Expectations … and Why We Should Abandon Them.

I recently engaged in a dialogue with a friend about keeping score. She was telling me how her mother used to keep score all the time. About social engagements. As in “We invited them so now it’s their turn to … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Care Of Your Single Friends?

When I was in my 20s I was sort of single. What I mean is I was sort of in a relationship but I still sort of acted single. Hey now, don’t judge me. I was in my 20s. In … Continue reading

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Why Are You Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop?

Awhile back I saw a post on Facebook, wherein the writer asked if anybody else has a problem being too happy? You know, when things are going well and you’re basking in contentment but you just can’t accept it and … Continue reading

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When Friendships Go Awry …

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. Well that’s what they say (whoever they is). But now that more of my life is in the rear-view mirror than out the front windshield I am … Continue reading

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