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Loving Someone Who Can’t Love You Back

My first marriage was rough.  Not to bash my ex-husband, but he had specific mental diagnoses that made him miserable.  This caused him to concoct crazy ideas about my intentions. He would then come up with defensive plays to thwart … Continue reading

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The Perfect Waffle

The sun beamed through the dirty windows in a little restaurant in Greenwich Village, NY.  For some reason, I had ordered the Belgian Waffles.  I don’t know why; I didn’t like waffles back then.  When I was small, my mother … Continue reading

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So Now it is Over

For over a year, my motto was “If there’s no first date, there can’t be a break-up.”  It served me well, and I was content to be single rather than be in a relationship that didn’t work and generally made … Continue reading

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Prepare to Be Offended

Back in 1990, I read an article in TIME Magazine entitled, “The Road To Equality: Sorry, Sisters, This Is Not the Revolution” by Barbara Ehrenreich (http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,971600,00.html) I was 22 and single at the time and the article resonated with me enough that … Continue reading

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Wrung Out

I live in Colorado, where we boast about an average of 300 sunny days every year.  I am an optimist.  I have about 300 sunny days a year, myself. Today it is raining.  It’s been overcast all day, cold and … Continue reading

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Identifying Mr. Right

Perfection does not exist in the human race.  Don’t get me wrong; babies can be really adorable when they aren’t crying or ejecting some revolting bodily fluid.  But as far as I can tell, it’s all downhill from there. I … Continue reading

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The Impossible Prom Dress

Never before have I known so quickly that I was about to make a horribly bad decision.  We were in the fabric store flipping through the pattern books.  I had agreed to “help” my 16-yr-old sew her prom dress this … Continue reading

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