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Operation Purge: Complete!

The gown is washed, the crinoline and netting is cut out, I washed it on cold and hung it to dry, it's been boxed, sealed and addressed. Clearly, I chose to donate my wedding gown to Angel Gowns.  You guys overwhelmingly voted in the comments, on a Twitter poll and on Facebook to donate my… Continue reading Operation Purge: Complete!

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The Purge Urge

The time has come, folks.  It's time to decide what to do with my wedding gown.  It's yellowed, it's worn on the train, I never had it cleaned and it's over twenty years old. What is the accepted thing one does with ones wedding gown after divorce?  When have I ever done whats accepted? So,… Continue reading The Purge Urge

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What a difference a Year makes

"Women are like tea bags, you never know how strong they are until they're in hot water" For the past year, the same song has been on loop in my head.  Not the whole song, just the chorus, and not all day, just in the first quiet moments of the morning.  The song is Ooh… Continue reading What a difference a Year makes

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This too shall pass

Anger turned inward becomes depression. I've been a little crabby lately.  (See what I did there?) No, really.  I'm dealing with some depression and sadness as I round out this last week of the first year of divorce.  I'm big on dates.  Like, it's not normal.  I remember dates like a calendar.  For example, yesterday… Continue reading This too shall pass

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Saying YES to Adventure

Change can be scary.  Change can be exciting.  Change can be....an adventure. Whether it's going on an impromptu Sister Weekend to Galveston during one of the biggest motorcycle rally's of the year,  or saying yes to a last minute invitation to drive two hours north with one of your best friends and her two small… Continue reading Saying YES to Adventure

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The Art of Doing Nothing

the ability to do nothing really is an art. Many of my friends have small kids, or even babies. I still see myself as the woman who has small children most of the time too. When I envision my life, the life of Wendi, I see my kids at various ages and development, so there… Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing

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Cleaning Therapy?

Have you ever gone to YouTube and searched "Clean with me" or "Cleaning motivation"? If not, go to YouTube right now and do it. I mean it, try it.....we'll wait. Crazy right?  There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of videos of just people cleaning.  Cleaning! I have used cleaning and organizing as a way… Continue reading Cleaning Therapy?

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Stillness

There is something in the air.  Maybe it's the change of seasons - I love Fall, or maybe it's something else, but I feel it.  I feel like this time next year, I will look back on this post and think 'Oh yes, that was the beginning of...(insert thing here)'.  I like it. It feels like quiet… Continue reading Stillness

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Blessings & Beer

What a wild week it's been!  My Big Brother is visiting from out of State and he has brought his amazing girlfriend with him to introduce her to the family.  We all concur that she is a keeper.  We've never seen my brother so happy and she is a really cool chick to boot. I… Continue reading Blessings & Beer

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Boyfriend???

Do I have a boyfriend?  Have I met Mr. Right?  Or have I met Mr. Right Now?  I have news, folks.  I have a new significant other in my life. Please be kind....and say hello to Bruce.   Bruce the Body Pillow, that is.  Yes.  The new significant other in my life is my new… Continue reading Boyfriend???