Gone but not Forgotten…4/23/19 ©️

Eleven years ago today, my Dad passed away. And although he had been ill; in and out of the hospital for many years, I fully expected him to recover and go home, as all the times before. But this time was different. A couple of months prior, unbeknownst to me, he had checked himself into … Continue reading Gone but not Forgotten…4/23/19 ©️

That Ah Ha Moment resulted in Oh No, but it took way too many years! ©️

This is an excerpt from my memoir I'm currently working on...Keep in mind, this was prior to marrying the ex. I had discovered he was living in his car so I invited him to stay with me. Mistake #1. One day, while I was at work, my ex decided he would go through my things; … Continue reading That Ah Ha Moment resulted in Oh No, but it took way too many years! ©️

Is There Such a Thing as Happily Ever After? ©️

My goal was to share bits and pieces from my memoir about my life as a wife, mother and victim of DV however, I have spent the last nine days thinking that I'd rather take you on a journey of a kinder and gentler type. I met my current husband during a time of extreme … Continue reading Is There Such a Thing as Happily Ever After? ©️

From the Frying Pan to the Fire ©️

As I reflect back to the early days, after moving out of my childhood home, I know I made my decisions based on what I grew up with, what I knew, and what I thought I deserved. In November of 1983, I married my high school boyfriend. Mostly due to the urging of his parents … Continue reading From the Frying Pan to the Fire ©️