I try really hard to not make the same mistake twice. My mom always said if I got in trouble for something I never got caught doing it again. Is this meant to say that I never did that thing again? Or that I never got caught again? Who's to know? I'd like to think… Continue reading The art of f*cking up
It's our Blogaversary! Two years ago, I remember where I was, thoughts circling in my brain. I was thinking about my divorce, thinking about how alone I felt. I remember suddenly realizing that I was looking at this whole being alone thing the wrong way. Perhaps I needed to think of the aloneness as being… Continue reading Happy Blogday!!
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
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
"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
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
I talk a big game, but some days are harder than others. Some days people and places can fly by me and not even cause a ripple. Other days, places, people, memories, dates can really send me into a full-blown pity-party. Today was one of those days. For a number of reasons I shan't go… Continue reading Party of One
Well, would you lookie here....I got a little something in the mail the other day and can't stop looking at it! My brand on a Tumbler! I want to thank my friends over at LC Custom Coatings for their generosity. Because I've liked their page, and follow their blog I was entered into a contest… Continue reading A little something….
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
Phew! The last month....amiright? Well, almost a month, it will be three weeks tomorrow that Hurricane Harvey rolled through South Texas. My city has pretty much gotten back into the groove of things and we've taken some huge leaps in getting everyone back to some type of normal. I was struck with the urge to… Continue reading Storms & The Single Gal