Tethered to the Old Thoughts

Tethered to the Old Thoughts

This piece I wrote in September 2021 during our RV adventures. We were in the mountains outside of Santa Barbara, CA. No cell service, no nothing. It was an interestingly isolating experience. And hubs was traveling for two weeks during that time. So I ended up living...
Reworking Life’s Puzzle Pieces

Reworking Life’s Puzzle Pieces

Life’s Puzzle Pieces Every human being is born with a foundation (biological, genetic, neurological, etc.) of who they will be as they grow. It’s like we are a vessel that contains the pieces to the puzzle that will be our life. Our life experiences...
The Reality of Narcissistic Parents

The Reality of Narcissistic Parents

        I am working hard (in partnership with what I now call my “heal the dream” team, therapist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, etc.) to figure myself out. However, the wounds I have are deep, and there are times that I am tired of...
Rest Peacefully, My Friend

Rest Peacefully, My Friend

Rest Peacefully, My Friend An old friend, L, passed away recently. Unfortunately, I don’t have the details except what her sister posted on social media yesterday. And that information was vague. She “died peacefully in her sleep.” I hope that is true. L deserved...
Yesterday Me, Different, Than Today Me

Yesterday Me, Different, Than Today Me

Last year I was on Hilton Head Island visiting a friend from college. I am not great at keeping in touch with people, even on Facebook. However, some people are forever on my mind and in my heart. This friend is one of those people. If she and her family ever needed...
Date Night, Interrupted

Date Night, Interrupted

Date Night, Interrupted My hubs and I went out for date night. We have been trying to find a place to attend bar trivia. We finally found a place. That place was packed! We ended up sitting at the bar. No biggie, I have gotten over my desire not to sit at the bar a...
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