Wake Up Call

For a variety of reasons I've been working a lot the past two weeks.  I should quantify this:  a lot for me. I love working.  I love projects, being around people, feeling productive, not laying in bed.  Despite the fact that I know better, I still volunteer for much more than I can handle physically. … Continue reading Wake Up Call

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How to Spot a Narcissist/Toxic Person

I was talking to my cousin, and she told me about a group of "friends" she and her husband had enjoyed over the years.  Initially they shared a common bond - Marching Band.  In case you are unfamiliar, being a Band Parent is practically a full time job.  A lack of funds means the parents … Continue reading How to Spot a Narcissist/Toxic Person

The Gift of Me

  Tonight, after a particularly contentious legal day,  I sit writing. I am surrounded by the candles and Christmas decorations I've accumulated through the years, and wondering what they mean.  This is my 3rd Christmas separated, and it is the hardest, and I've been pondering this.  I'm sitting at my dining room table with the … Continue reading The Gift of Me