Ever want to break up with someone for a really long time and never have the guts to do it? Well…That was me one month before I started this blog. Except it wasn’t my boyfriend I was trying to end a relationship with: It was my job. You know that jerky guy that treats the girl wrong in all those romance movies? The guy who realizes what a big mistake he made when she walks away and moves on to something bigger and better? Well if my job was my boyfriend, that was basically him....more
My husband proposed to me with the most simple, modest diamond. It was definitely not the stunner I was hoping for (or foolishly even expecting), but there was no way that I would ever have said no to that one question that would change both of our lives forever. Even though, in my egotistic pride, I have since made fun of him for that tiny diamond (since I knew he could have afforded a bigger one) - I still would never trade it - even if given the chance now....more
A friend of mine and I took my older two to see "Frozen" this afternoon. How refreshing, exciting, adventurous, exquisite the movie is! The animation was superb (on a side note, I absolutely loved the Mickey Mouse/Minnie Mouse short film that previewed right beforehand, with Mickey and Minnie popping on and off the movie screen) and amazing. Seeing two princesses who were strong, not merely waiting for someone to rescue them, was refreshing. The music was delightful. Loved the adventure....more
I am grieving for a marriage that is never to be. Certainly, I am extremely grateful for my son. Having him in my life fills my heart with light and love. But at times when I'm feeling sorry for myself, I begin to feel robbed of the false fairy tale of getting married, having two kids, and living happily ever after.
(Last year, while I was traveling in Mexico, I posted this blog post about a ritual and a restaurant I encountered in Morelia. The restaurant owners claim that thousands of women have found their soul-mates thanks to their "shrine" to St. Anthony....more