Wing to Wing, Oar to Oar

Twenty-five years ago today, which would have been a Thursday night, John and friends were having a bachelor party (and the less said about that the better!) while my friends and I celebrated more sedately at the family home of one of my bridesmaids.  We were married two days later, on August 12, 1989, which means that we are marking our silver anniversary this week....more

3 Ways to Reconnect With You!

A couple of years ago I had a revelation.I was completely unaware of who I was anymore....more

7 Random Facts About My Lucky 7 Wedding

Now, THAT, calmabrave , is cool. And the rainbow? Perfect. Thank you for sharing.more

Widowed at 27: I Still Leave the Porch Lights On For My First Husband

I still leave the porch light on for my dead husband, even after finding love a second time. ...more
None of us can put a timeline on grief, it is a great loss and our memories are still very much ...more


Have you ever gone to a restaurant with a group of people - lets say 8 people and wonder if you are going to split the check 8 ways or pay for whatever you ordered? We all have been there. ...more
Since I have a BIG family and many friends the appropriate thing to do is pay your own bill, ...more

Tips To A Better Relationship

First let me say, in no way am I am relationship expert. But at the age of 31 I have had my share of relationships and I have learned a few things over the years. So, with that being said, here is a list of ways to make your relationship better....more

My husband is not my soul mate

Several years ago, a friend of mine was going through a rough patch in her marriage and asked me if I believed in soul mates and if so, did I consider my husband to be my soul mate.At the time I was married about five years and gave her what I thought was a truly enlightened answer. I told her that I didn’t believe that we have one soul mate in our lives. I believe that we have many soul mates. And yes, I believe that my husband is one of my soul mates.Well, that was almost 15 years, one child, and at least four or five jobs ago....more
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What If You Found Out Your Spouse Was an Internet Troll?

Jezebel had a story today from Reddit about a woman who discovered her husband of six years was an Internet troll.  According to the poster, she discovered this accidentally on their shared computer after her husband went to work for the day.  After she realized the extent of his online activities spewing hate at strangers, she confronted him and was told that he used his trolling as an emotional release. Well. Some people eat chocolate or go running.  Others tell teenagers that they're ugly and should go kill themselves. ...more
First I will be surprised that I never noticed that my husband is an internet troll and exam ...more

A Day at the Indiana State Fair

Have you attended a State Fair Before?  Why did/do you go?My top four reasons for going this year:Seeing my little cousin show her Alpaca. (Not going to lie I want one)The exercise you get walking around. (remember I am on a mission to lose weight)Getting a funnel cake (not a part of #2)Getting out and doing something fun...more