Last summer I decided to try online dating on a whim. After screening all of the messages I received, I struck up conversation with this really nice guy, who I will call “Pete.” For all intents and purposes, he was everything I thought I was looking for in a guy. Smart, cute, funny. Nothing like… Read More That Summer I Dated a Deadbeat Dad
If all goes the way it should, my children will outlive me. But what will happen to them?… Read More When I’m Gone
Going back to school later in life just as hard, yet just as rewarding as you think it will be. … Read More Ten Reasons Why Being A Middle Aged College Student is Awesome.
Facebook keeps hinting that it’s time for me to find the other fish in the sea. I’m not so sure. … Read More Adventures in Online Dating
Nablopomo day 9. I’m debating whether or not to post something meaningful about the presidential election results, but I’ve got nothing. It’s not that I am trying to be flippant or act as if I don’t care, because that is quite the opposite. This was the first presidential election where I had a definitive plan… Read More The day after.
I did. Gotta exercise my constitutional right. On my 18th birthday, which happened to fall on an election day, my dad drove me to our designated polling place and helped me register to vote. Then he told me who to vote for. It wasn’t a presidential election and don’t ask me who or what I… Read More Did You Vote Today?
One of the things that used to come up a lot in my English classes were the “Fifty Shades of Grey” books, and the “Twilight” series. In class one time when we were talking about it my professor said, “How is it, that bad writing can become so popular, and the good stuff does not?”… Read More Good Writing, Bad Writing, And Everything In Between
Have you ever had a day, when you knew you were going to get some type of life changing news? That’s me today; waiting for the phone to ring, waiting for the life changing news. I have things to do and places to go but I’m afraid if I step away from my phone for… Read More Playing the Waiting Game
For 3 years, my son Z and I went for breakfast every other week at this little cafe down the road from our house. I loved this place because we would walk in and everyone would greet us. The waitress would bring us our beverages. The cook already had our orders in before we even… Read More Death of A Smalltown Cafe
So the other day I was thinking about how things are finally getting better for me. For one thing, I graduated from college three weeks ago. Considering that I started in 1991, the fact that I finally finished is no small feat for me. Seriously. I am so proud of myself and I am not… Read More While I’ve Been Away