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FREE to just BE

Today marks SEVEN Years since the judge signed my Dissolution of Marriage Orders. Seven years since I became the sole, physical and legal guardian of my daughter with all the rights and responsibilities thereof. Seven years since the meaning of … Continue reading

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Nothing Special – Chapter 1 Teaser

An excerpt from my 2014 NaNoWriMo novel. I made the 50k word mark by November 28, 2014. Now I’m in edit mode. I’ll post a few teasers here, from time to time as I get them “edited” and feel comfortable … Continue reading

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Mistaken for a “Man-Hater”

Once again, I have been labeled a “man-hater” and now some people seem to think that I am raising my young daughter to hate men as well. NEITHER BELIEF IS TRUE! First, I do love MEN. I thoroughly dislike BOYS. … Continue reading

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A Woman Should NEVER Beg

Once again I find myself more than willing to offer comfort to a friend in need. One friend’s new boyfriend has left her wondering what she did wrong and why he won’t even give her the courtesy of a real … Continue reading

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I Don’t need a man

Lately, it seems more and more people in my world feel I “need” a man in my life. I’ve begun to wonder if maybe my friends are beginning to feel pity for my single life. I don’t know why, and … Continue reading

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Facing the Music ~ Caution: Extreme subject

I wrote this in one quick venting session with the intent to post it and forget it. However, once it was done, I debated on posting it. Who would get angry? Who would run away from me? Who would tell … Continue reading

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Depression, Santa and Continuing

The last few days have been hard for me. I found myself pulling away from my social media outlets, struggling not to snap at people and making a, sometimes visibly, conscious effort to remember to smile. Anyone who knows me, … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence and the Wrong Question

I have lived through domestic violence. I grew up in a home where it was a daily occurrence. I was subjected to the attentions of a man who should have known better. Against my better judgment, I still found myself … Continue reading

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

I grew up in a home of Domestic Violence. I married a man who seemed enlightened but turned out to be a psycho/sociopath. When the violence and abuse was finally known to people, the worst thing they did was to … Continue reading

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A Night to Remember – “Double” Date

I was recently browsing through photos and came across a group of photos from a dance I went to while at Colorado State University in 1992. I attended this dance every year I was there. This was the night I … Continue reading

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