DIVORCE: the aftermath

DIVORCE: the aftermath

Not very many people write about this topic.  I understand why. It’s personal.  Sooooo personal.  Boundaries are a tricky thing when writing for the world wide web.  What will my kids read someday?  What is okay to say that will be still considerate of my ex?...
anger, red lipstick, and other thoughts

anger, red lipstick, and other thoughts

Wow.  Yes.  Sitting in emotion is rough.  Burying it is way easier.  I stuffed and buried like my life depended on it. The thing about NOT sitting in emotion is that the emotion doesn’t stay locked inside forever.  It does not remain stuffed inside.  Those...
Getting Divorced and Surviving the Sh*t Storm

Getting Divorced and Surviving the Sh*t Storm

First, let me say that this is not an article I ever planned on writing.   I am not pro-divorce.  I’m pro-love.  Pro-families.  Pro-peace. Pro-happiness.  Pro-healthy relationships. That being said, I DO believe there are times where divorce needs to happen.  For a...
In the desert

In the desert

The Desert.  Bleak and vast.  Dry and weathered.  And yet: life.  Life forms and dies.  And so does my heart.  Far away mountains embolden me and colors surround me.  The sun still rises and sets here. The problem with the past is that it follows us.  We carry it...