Writing To My Boy/Man

In one week my oldest boy turns 18 and by the end of the month he will graduate. He has so much life ahead of him and not a clear specific goal but I believe in him. I believe in him because I trust life. I like where I landed without a plan. I am …

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I Am Home

My very good friend wrote this down for me months ago. I have arrived I am home I am in the now I am free I am ultimately in my perfect place Thich Nat Hahn ❤️❤️ It gave me solace at the time but tonight I could feel it in my bones. You know those …

Sad But True

Knowing nothing about the single life and knowing I was entering it as a 40 year old woman WITH FOUR children I mentally prepared myself for a life moving forward ALONE. I know it's sad but it is true - I told myself often "if you do this, if you let this marriage go, you …

Muddy River Days

Muddy, river, and SNOWY days actually because that was how we rolled. They were the crazy "huck finn" boys, as my neighbour named them. Barefoot and climbing trees in the hood and off on adventures to the mountains in between. When I saw these photos this morning I burst open with joy. These adventures, this …

You Are Not Ready

She found this is draft from October 2016 ~ he still is NOT dating but she no longer felt guilty about her need to move on. She knew that she deserved love and intimacy. She knew his reasons for a different focus and she respected those reasons. She knew it had nothing to do with …