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Raising a Child…. financially

December 14, 2008

What would you do to support your child?    What would you do to avoid supporting your child?   Let me tell you a little “story”.   The x, I believe chooses not to work. It appears to be to much effort for him to work. We’ve been divorced for almost 14 years. In that […]

Pretty Pictures

January 15, 2008

Have you ever met someone who had the perfect house, the perfect car, dressed nice, not to the 9s, but nice, every day? Things appeared just right! I’ve known many people like this. I’ve even lived with people like this. I was becoming one of them. It’s scary to think that. Luckily I can say […]

Remembering N

January 8, 2008

N and I met about 10 years ago. We met at work, he came in as a contractor on one of the projects I was on. We became instant friends. We’d sit and talk for hours. Because he started early in the day, we’d often have breakfast and lunch together and since he got off […]

My “Not-to-do List”

January 1, 2008

I just found the idea for a “Not-to-do List” here. I think it’s a great idea, knowing how many things I do that I should not. My list for 2008 is: No more soda…. bye, bye Don’t procrastinate…. I’m putting off doing things right now! Don’t miss telling those I love, that I love them Sometimes […]


January 1, 2008

I hear so much about forgiving the person who has done you wrong, it being good for the person doing the forgiving, the one being forgiven doesn’t even really need to know, but how does one go about doing this?   I get the concept, and believe it would help to release some of the […]

101 Things Update

December 31, 2007

As the New Year approaches, and the month ends, I’m reviewing my 101 Things To Do list. Similar to the “Being Brave” project doing this has allowed me have a more focused, positive approach to the way I go about doing things.    During January I am going to be tracking what I am grateful […]

Sunday Scribbling – Now & Then

December 29, 2007

or Then & Now.. on Love. Back then I thought love was about someone caring about me, wanting to spend time with me, take care of me. Little did I know that the the attentiveness was actually close to stalking! Phone calls at all hours of the day and night wanting to know where I […]

It Just Gets Better…. Dating

December 28, 2007

So after my last post about getting an email from someone wanting to snuggle and make out like a teenager…. the emails have just gotten more “fun”.  Yes, I’d like to meet someone. He should be:  adventuresome (I’d say the emails I’ve received fit that) fun… (yeah, for the most part) honest (probably not so much) kind (debatable) […]

Friday Feast #173

December 27, 2007

Friday Feast is back… yeah!!  AppetizerName 2 things you would like to accomplish in 2008. Get back into shape and  get organized (I’m so glad it’s only 2!!) SoupWith which cartoon character do you share personality traits? Cinderella… not that I have steps, wicked at that… I’m always cleaning…. I think I’ll go buy glass slippers […]

Thursday Thirteen – Things I Will Remember About 2007

December 26, 2007

Thursday Thirteen usually makes me think, what do I want to write about…. but this time, coming up with a topic is easy…… 2007 is shortly coming to a close….. What Will I Remember? Watching my daughter grow into an amazing young lady Getting closer to my dad Losing my brother I am braver than […]