Let's just change my name to Swoony McSwoonerton, shall we? Remember back in Middle School when you had a crush? A boy or girl who just seemed like the best thing since sliced bread and you admired them from afar and imagined what it would be like to have them like you back and go… Continue reading Crushing like a 15 year old
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
"In truth, I wanted to reach out to that touch-stone of past comfort." Over the last months I've been really proud - downright cocky - about my fearlessness. I've taken tremendous pride in my ability to Adult like the grown up I am and have felt down right accomplished. Then we got word earlier today that… Continue reading Fear and Uncharted Waters
Warning: This is going to be one of those annoyingly positive, gratitude barfed all up in here blog. So if you're intent is to stay grumpy, don't say you haven't been warned. I am having one of those weekends where I don't have a single thing planned. These are the weekends I love. I can just hang… Continue reading Lazy, Grateful, Saturday.
Like most people, music has always been a part of my life. I grew up in the 70's & 80's, which depending on who you ask was either some of the best music ever made, or some of the worst. My memories are strongly associated with experiences; it might be a smell, a taste, a… Continue reading The Beat Goes On
Would you believe me if I told you I've never had a Girls Getaway Weekend? Let me rephrase that, I've never had a Girls Getaway Weekend without any children. I have been a mother since I was 19, I have been married since I was 24 and I'm now finally single and both my children are adults… Continue reading Drink up, Bitches!
I spent the first seven months after my divorce waiting for the next man to appear. I tried forcing it, I tried flirting my ass off, I tried the dating apps, I even went on a couple dates, but nothing was working. Nothing was clicking. No spark was happening. There were a couple of dark… Continue reading The Single Life is the shiz!
You might wonder, "Wendi, how didn't you know that your husband hadn't been working for two months? How didn't you notice that the bills weren't getting paid?" I'll tell you, because I did what so many other women...and men do, we leave the finances, bank accounts, saving and bill paying up to our partners. Why?… Continue reading Learning to Adult
Single for the first time in over two decades and learning a whole bunch about taking care of me first.