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Dating with baggage

If you've been following this blog for a while you know I've done some good work on myself.  I've gotten some counseling, I've stayed away from dating, I've focused on myself, I've taken time to get to know me and focus on becoming comfortable in my own skin. Since starting to open myself up to… Continue reading Dating with baggage

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Thoughts on my Wedding Anniversary

I'm a person who gets stressed and depressed about things before they happen.  I think I anticipate the way I'm going to feel on a certain milestone or date and get all my emotional processing done ahead of time.  Over achiever? Yeah, pretty much. I've been a little stressed and sad this week because today… Continue reading Thoughts on my Wedding Anniversary

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Warning! Serious Overshare Ahead

I talk a big game, y'all. I have made excuses for my non dating, non sex life for months now.  All the reasons are true - I don't trust my bullshit meter when it comes to my heart, I don't want to share anything with anyone, I want my life to be my own one… Continue reading Warning! Serious Overshare Ahead

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Make a wish!

My sister said something to me last weekend when we were birding just outside Houston at Brazos Bend State Park (where I took this photo) that has stuck with me.  She said that it's been a lot of fun watching me learn how to live again. I've sat with that all week.  I have learned… Continue reading Make a wish!

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#ProjectHappy

I noticed this morning that the Single and Selfish Facebook page had a lot of notifications.  When I looked I saw that a friend of mine had gone on a reading binge of my blog and can I just tell you how deliciously happy that made me? Have you noticed that everyone has a blog… Continue reading #ProjectHappy

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Worthy?

It's happening.  I'm auctioning my wedding ring. Now before you go thinking I'm having financial difficulties, I'm fine.  I mean, we can all use some extra money for things like camera equipment, birding trips, cruises, drink packages for said cruises and things like that, amiright? No, this is just because I'm ready for this last… Continue reading Worthy?

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Single and Satisfied

  I've been thinking a lot about the article I shared on the Single & Selfish Facebook page.  If you haven't read it, I'll link it below.  It's a brief piece about how strong women would rather be alone than put up with an asshole. Article about strong women preferring to be alone rather than… Continue reading Single and Satisfied

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Spider Cactus?

I took this photo on our most recent Sister Birding Adventure.  My sister focuses on birds.  Birds are her thing.  Birds are my thing too, but so is landscape, shape, plants, insects, dead things...yes, I photograph the occasional dead thing, it's ok my sister doesn't get it either. I edited this photo and named it… Continue reading Spider Cactus?

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Bye Bye Bye 2017

Am I the only one who hears 'N Sync's "Bye Bye Bye" when I read the title of this blog post?  Is it just me? It's the end of 2017.  As I write this, it's the day before New Years Eve.  I know I'm not alone in wishing 2017 a hasty exit and a cheery "don't… Continue reading Bye Bye Bye 2017

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Can you recalibrate a busted up B.S. meter?

I feel like my bullshit meter is so broken, there is no way calibrate it I don't have a clue what to title this post.  A topic has been on my heart for the last couple of days and when an idea for a post sticks with me for more than a few hours I… Continue reading Can you recalibrate a busted up B.S. meter?