21
Jul 14

A Beginning

George Clooney's crescent wrenchSix months on the other side of divorce, this Thriver has fought the good fight, and now she’s ready to see what’s next. She’s optimistic about whatever the future may hold.  She knows it’s going to be tough to go it alone again, especially while raising a child, but she’s open to possibility and the opportunity to try again. Continue reading →


16
Jul 14

On Trusting Your Teenager

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESHe’s a teenager. Continue reading →


11
Jul 14

On What’s Missing

still life with pebbleA typical day finds me juggling agendas: Continue reading →


08
Jul 14

“I Married My Mom!”

Fat Tire“I’ll have a Jack and Coke.  Hold the Coke.” Continue reading →


01
Jul 14

Whew!

seeing the roadWhew! Mercury goes direct today. Continue reading →


29
Jun 14

The Brain’s Filing System or Why Did I Dream That?

“Hello.  Cabernet or VO and water?  What kind of a day did you have?”  The bartender wiped the spot on the bar in front of her. Continue reading →


23
Jun 14

homekeeping 10

homekeeping 10It seems I’ve entered my Nanny McPhee Period when grey hairs corkscrew from the top of my head and adult onset acne gets comfortable and refuses to leave.  I know this isn’t a beauty blog, but I’ve discovered a couple products that have made this phase slightly less Nanny McPhee-like, and it wouldn’t be right not to share. Continue reading →


19
Jun 14

When the Narcissist Tries

Wizzy takes up golfYou might be laughing at the title of this post. You might be thinking, “Ha! Like a narcissist ever tries. Never is more like it!” Continue reading →


16
Jun 14

On Telling the Narcissist No

calm watersThe family had split into separate canoes some time ago.  Initially, the paddling was difficult.  The water was choppy and the canoe carrying the mother and the two children took on water more times than not.  The father was in a canoe by himself.  He didn’t seem to mind the rough waters.  Truth be told, he seemed to prefer making waves and watching the other three struggle to keep their canoe afloat. Continue reading →


11
Jun 14

The Golden Rule in a Narcissistic Culture

floating johnny jump ups“Margaret, do you think today’s narcissistic culture has lost sight of the Golden Rule?” Continue reading →