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FAKING it no more

When Michele sent me a new post to read this weekend, she was so excited to be coming back to the blog. Over the last year or more, she has transformed her life – new job, new status, new path. … Continue reading

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FOOD, frightened by

A day in the new life of me: I traveled to the scene of a crime last week with a lasagna in my back seat. As I learned later, I had forgotten to bring it into the house after my daughter’s … Continue reading

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FORWARD, venturing

My husband and I shared our last dinner as a couple during a blizzard in February. The house was quiet as we made plans over a meal of chicken pie and salad like a thousand other meals, during countless other … Continue reading

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FOUND, a life lost and

I wouldn’t be exaggerating to say this has been the hardest year of my life. My closest friends, who went through much of it with me, agree. And now that it’s over, I am ready to show hardship and heartache … Continue reading

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FIDDLE-de-dee

One sunny and beautiful morning this week — yesterday, in fact — I awoke after a rare solid night of sleep, got into work early and was sailing into my workday with a smile on my face when an inaccurate … Continue reading

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FOUND strength

I have a handful of friends going through challenging divorces; several more have put at least one behind them. Emancipated myself for over nine years now, there are days when being independent and responsible exhausts me, and I want to … Continue reading

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FORCE, life a

I found some late arrivals in my garden today, long after it seemed to have stopped giving. A hydrangea along the driveway, framed in faded red for weeks, had produced from dormancy a bloom of brilliant blue among those that … Continue reading

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FLUSH with change

I was going through my phone this week, cleaning out contacts, deleting photos, and giving unused apps the heave-ho. I needed to make room for the new operating system, which refused to download, as jumbled as things were. The task … Continue reading

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FINIS, et

If only people could be more like dogs. Kind. Loyal. Committed to a fault. Always playful and interested. How about a treat? I really love you … was that a squirrel? Oh yeah. Back to you. I love you. So … Continue reading

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FALLING into place

I’ve been having a little trouble lately believing that things happen for a reason. Pretty much everything I need to get me where I want to be, from my house sale on down, has just refused to cooperate, leaving me … Continue reading

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