Muddling compassion

Author Barbara Franken writes a lovely blog that inspires me every time. If you have any desire whatsoever to be a creative visionary, to help this world get to a better place, she has words of wisdom for you. I was honored, then, when she asked me to be part of her guest author series…

Gains and losses

I don’t often indulge in regrets. I try to live in the here and now because looking too far backward or forward wastes time and changes little. The further you get from a finalized divorce agreement, the happier you are supposed to be. I am. Happier than I was. Relieved. And yet, still disappointed and…

More reluctance. Less adventure.

Ok folks, I give. Enough of you have asked for an update on my online dating adventures that I’m ‘fessing up. In my previous blog on this assignment, I admitted to being the reluctant adventurer. The only thing that has changed since then is I have even more reluctance and a lot less adventure in…

Friends I used to know

“It’s a life changer.” I heard this phrase from several divorced friends when they found out I was getting divorced. On the surface, it sounds so obvious. Of course it’s a life changer. But they meant it at so many levels. The first level is obviously a change in marital and romantic status. Along with…