Falling Hard for Thomas

Starting over romantically in my 40’s was something I never guessed would actually happen.

I must say though, that it was delightful, magical and straight out of a chick flick. Look at the photos. I’m beaming with joy. Literally. That’s the look of a woman who won life’s lottery. I know… I sound obnoxious, but I still can’t find a way to contain or minimize my glee about this man! Continue reading “Falling Hard for Thomas”

Life Struggles and Solutions

For whatever reason, I have several friends who are struggling. Friends I’ve known for decades, others just a few years, but I’ll tell you this… there’s nothing to me like feeling helpless to help them. I’m pondering what to do and if I can help at all.

I guess the woman in me is actually a fixer and I want to know what to say to be able to give some kind of loving advice that would ease the pain that they are in. Continue reading “Life Struggles and Solutions”

With A Little Help From My Friends

When I was first was married (and 26) my mother-in-law told me that I should never let go of my girlfriends. She said that I would need them to get through ups and downs in my life and hard times in my marriage. I had no idea how right she was!

I had lived in Huntington Beach since I was 21 and first married when I was 26, so I had five years worth of pretty decent girlfriends. And unfortunately, living in Georgia, I did not do a good job of keeping in touch with them. We didn’t have Facebook or anything. And with the time difference, it was just difficult to keep in touch. Continue reading “With A Little Help From My Friends”