We have all made choices in life. They have led us to the lives we lead today. Whatever the reasons we had at the time, they must have been good enough reasons then, based on the lives we were living, to have made the choices we made. When I was 26, I chose to leave... Continue Reading →
Every once in a while, I might see what I imagine to be a happy mother with a beautiful child in stroller or carriage and the thought might cross my mind...wow, that really would have been so cool, to have become a mother. But I'm pretty sure there are a lot more women out there of all ages who look at me and my life who say to themselves, "Shit, I wish I had stayed single so I could have had her life."
Those of you who do not know my "story," I invite you to read my story here to save me from having to repeat it, allowing me to pick up where I am now. And I don't mean to be rude about it, but it has gotten super tiresome for me to keep explaining my... Continue Reading →
I've always been a reader...referring to it as my way to see the world. How else but between pages would I have been able to experience the Civil War alongside Scarlet O'Hara or the Italian Mafia in Sicily with Michael Corleone or the genocide committed in Cambodia during the 1970's...had it not been for the... Continue Reading →
I meet with friends all the time...friends who may seem to be having a tough time at life at the moment. This may be because of a recent breakup or discovery about someone close to them in their lives...a recent failure or mishap that they feel could have been avoided. They may be at a... Continue Reading →
How to change my beliefs... How to erase negative thoughts about myself... What do I consider to be positive reinforcement? What would be a reward for the decisions or the actions I've made or taken? What would that look like? They say that our beliefs are based on rules or examples set for us as... Continue Reading →
There really are two types of people out there...Renters and Owners. What do I mean by that? Come on, you must know! We really are two different types. There are those who just don't...or can't...find something to tie themselves down to. They may seem courageous to the outside world...always moving...making fresh starts where most would... Continue Reading →
On Saturday I went hiking. I have always been a big hiker...ever since I was a kid. Anytime I hear about a hike about to happen, I make sure I'm invited! Why? Because as much of a city girl as I am, I just love embracing our great outdoors. As a child, while on vacation... Continue Reading →