Month: June 2014

Online Dating: I Did It For the Blog Post

After my divorce was final, I decided to try online dating for two main reasons:  1) curiosity, and 2) my friends made me. Oh, who am I kidding? I also wanted to write a blog post about it. Friends warned me that when you first join an online dating site, you’re instantly bombarded with winks […] Read more…

Happy Moment: Family 5K Training

When I was a kid and into my teen years, I was always involved in an extracurricular activity. Although it was usually swim team, I also gave softball and track a try, and for a while I spent time after school at band practice playing the drums. That’s why I just assumed when I became […] Read more…

This is What My Family Looks Like

I’m a worrier. I analyze what others do, say and think. I believe that everything happens for a reason, and I’m not very patient when it comes to finding out what that reason is. Recently my daughter came home from school with this drawing: I wanted to figure out the reason she drew it. I […] Read more…

Tell Your Stories

As a writer, I often walk a fine line between what I want to share and what is better left unwritten. And through years of writing from personal experience and putting myself out there publicly, I’ve learned that everyone in my life — however casual or intimate — shoulders the burden of being the potential […] Read more…

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