Dear Jane, I know who you are. Sometimes I’ve walked with you. Other times we’ve connected from afar. But I am aware of you. I think of you often. More than you know. You haven’t written any books, appeared on any talk shows, had your picture in the newspaper, or gotten millions of hits on… Read More In praise of plain Jane
Missing my ex-husband’s family today, as I often do… I wrote the following piece about six years ago. Who knew that I’d be re-reading my own words so many years later, finding peace and wisdom in an excerpt that–at the time–had such different meaning to me? Back then I was on the other side. The… Read More What is a family?
Photo by vis photography Of all the relationships I’ve had in my life, my relationship with Christian is my favorite for so many reasons. But one of the biggest reasons? He lets me ride my own bicycle. Check out the adorable couple in the picture above with the super cute tandem bike on their wedding… Read More My own bicycle
Flashback to … February 8, 2013 195 days. That’s how long ago Christian and I started seeing each other. And we’ve seen each other every single day since. I think it’s safe to say that we are in a serious relationship. 🙂 The other day I was talking to someone about him, and she asked… Read More Why I’m not afraid…
Why is it that we can tell our children things like, “Don’t hit your brother,” or “If you touch the stove, it will burn you,” or “Say no to drugs!” five million times, but when it comes to sex and/or pornography–eeek!–we think we can have one talk, pat ourselves on the back, and go on… Read More How To Teach Kids About (*GASP*) Pornography
Flashback to … April 16, 2012 (just after I left my ex and moved to Richmond) Do you remember when you were little, how being dizzy used to be fun? Maybe it wasn’t that way for you. But it was for me. My brothers and I used to play at it. We always seemed to… Read More Lost in the city