“Grandma had a minor stroke, but she’s recovering,” read the first message. She’ll get better, I thought. I know my grandma. “Grandma is having a hard time eating and speaking,” the next message read, “but she’s out of the critical period. Baby steps in forward motion.” She’ll get better, I thought. I know my grandma.… via … Continue reading my daughter-in-law’s sweet tribute to her grandmother, she will be missed
If I were writing a memoir (which I'm not, at least not yet anyway) most readers would be looking for tell-all chapters. This might qualify. In the last post love my flowers…. and books I mentioned that I am an introvert and if the neighbours were to see me trying to take pictures of the flowers in my yard, it would be a tragedy of … Continue reading A tell-all chapter
I have to share a couple of pictures of my yard. I am blessed with beautiful flower beds, thanks to the previous owners who were avid gardeners. Lucky for me there are many perennials and flowering bushes, saving me from having to figure out what to fill the beds with each spring, and a bonus, their flower choices still grace the … Continue reading love my flowers…. and books
I think, those of us who don't believe in divorce should believe.... there is no accountability or consequence without the possibility of divorce. It seems to me, in this world of no divorce, we live in a bubble outside of reality. Our lives have to look perfect to prove we are real. We have to live behind masks to prove we are … Continue reading Those of us who don’t believe in divorce…..should.
Last week the book review was for Intimacy Anorexic, this week it is for Married & Alone, the companion book by Doug Weiss PhD. The truth of these books will turn your world upside down, as new understanding dawns. Several posts ago, in regard to my life's journey, I mentioned that although great strides had been made, there were still areas in my life needing answers. … Continue reading Married & Alone: a review, and a story
Intimacy Anorexia: Healing the Hidden Addiction in Your Marriage by Douglas Weiss PHD. Up until recently I knew of this book only by quotes I'd read. They were helpful but for some reason I never did read the whole book. Now I am wishing I had, much sooner. Questions that have plagued me for years, and questions I … Continue reading Intimacy Anorexia: a review
Is this a question you ask yourself when you write? I have been asking myself this question, again, the last few days, partly because of my own up and down emotions, partly because of recent bloggers comments. It seems we all wrestle with this recurring question in one form or another. I can remember the turmoil, before taking … Continue reading Should we care what people think?