doing better, I’m Doing Better

resolute

Last year instead of posting New Year’s Resolutions I posted a few things that I learned over the year; a When I Knew Better, I Did Better retrospective. I started writing that, but it turned into a bitch and moan about being scattered, directionless, menopausal, and struggling with the whole empty nest thing. I have made the decision not to…

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doing better, Marriage

Mawwiage

A very smart Lawyer I know says, ‘A tidal wave in a 3 year marriage, is but a ripple in the pond of a 30 year marriage.’ It has become somewhat of a tradition for Mike and I to forget our Anniversary. When my sister texted a Happy Anniversary yesterday morning I realized we had done it again.   I checked…

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doing better

Fur Babies and an Empty Nest

This is Jack.   He is not fond of rain, squirrels, the vacuum cleaner, or snow.  Canadian winters are unkind to miniature Dachshunds.  We need to shovel a section of the yard so he can do his business unencumbered. Jack is getting older, he’s a grand old man at 13, 91 in dog years.  Mike and I have been debating…

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50ish and Fabulous, doing better

Friendly Fire

I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.  ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring They say that friends come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. This became very true for me when I divorced.…

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