Everyone knows one of the best parts of buying a new car is that great new car smell. New relationships have a kind of new relationship smell too, don't they? Is this analogy not coming across the way it made sense in my head? Follow me here, guys.... New relationships after being single for so… Continue reading New Relationships
A funny thing happened today. I got a notification that my Single & Selfish Facebook page had a couple of new views. So I opened my WordPress App and took a look at the numbers. Whoa Nelly! Someone....or a couple of someone's had taken a DEEP Dive into my blog. They read almost 30 blog… Continue reading Taking a stroll down Blog Memory Lane
I took this photo last night and though it's not the best photo, it captures a memory. I have a special connection to photographs....I mean, that sounds lame, everyone has a special connection to photographs, if we didn't we wouldn't have cameras on all our devices, right? I am a writer first and a photographer… Continue reading Making Memories & New Beginnings
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
I live in an older apartment complex. The complex was recently purchased by a new management company who are making some great changes to and around the property. One of the changes they have made is to periodically walk the property and leave notes advising residents if there are things on their patios or porches… Continue reading Single Girl Problems: When you have to kill the bug
This photo pretty accurately depicts how I feel after this weekends Birthday shenanigans. You might think I went hog-wild and hit all the clubs and drank myself stupid, hooked up with random men, got in fights, stayed up until dawn or any other number of things. Nope. Not today, Satan. The truth is, I did… Continue reading Post Birthday Weekend
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!
I thought it would be a great idea to have Christmas music playing in the background while I write, but then I remembered - Oh yeah, I can't write when I'm listening to music, or TV, or a podcast. My brain can't focus on input and output at the same time. So I've paused the… Continue reading It’s Christmas Eve!
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?
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!