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
It's time. I've been divorced for a year and a half and I came to the realization over the last few weeks that it doesn't hurt anymore. This. is. huge. I also realize that I am lonely and I no longer feel weak for saying that. You know what no one tells you about divorce?… Continue reading Get Ready…here we go
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!
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?
It's been a few weeks since I've sat down to write. I just haven't been inspired. In creative projects like this there are going to be ebbs and flows in the process. My energies have been elsewhere. I've been busier than I've been in a long time at work, I've been going on a lot… Continue reading Rabbit Holes
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?
It's the night before Thanksgiving and as is customary in American Households, most of us are beginning the cooking or prepping process for the big food show tomorrow. I'm so fortunate this year, as my sister and her wonderful husband are preparing the entire Turkey Day meal and the rest of us shlums just have… Continue reading The Sweeter Things
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
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
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