Month: March 2014

To Whom It May Concern

  Dear Netflix, Oh, how you mock my free time. You had me at “Mad Men.” Then I moved on to marathon sessions of “Breaking Bad,” and as of this past weekend, I’ve completed the second season of “House of Cards.” You have completely ruined me for normal scheduled programming. And while I love your convenience and portability […] Read more…

How a Marathon Got Me through My Divorce

  I said it, but I wasn’t sure I believed it:  “I’m running the Marine Corps Marathon.”   I’m not an impulsive person, so when I shared this news with my father, a former marathoner himself, he probably thought I was as unsure as I sounded to myself.  It wasn’t so much the fact that […] Read more…

Roller Coaster is Swinging Into a New Phase

  Notice anything different?   Thanks to the amazing Dani, owner of Graphic Grace Creative, I got myself a makeover!   My life has taken a rather dramatic turn, and while I’m sad to see the other design go, it no longer reflected who I am. I’ve changed a lot. That means the blog needed a change too. […] Read more…

The Gift of Dammit

Since my divorce, I’ve received all sorts of gifts and cards and well-wishes. But I have to say that one gift in particular has really come in handy, a gift I use frequently, a gift I highly recommend for anyone dealing with raised levels of stress.         The Dammit Doll — for all […] Read more…

5 Things I’ve Learned as a New Single Mom

  When I was a military spouse, I often referred to myself as a Sometimes Single Mom. My husband was frequently away on military orders, and whether he was gone for short bursts of time here and there across the country or for longer deployments to less than friendly places, I was often left parenting […] Read more…

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