Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

This morning my FaceBook feed alerted me to Sephora's new program, designed to benefit cancer patients.  During a 6 minute video they show bald, scared, suffering women, getting makeup and skin care tips, then walking through the store being shown products by a Sephora employee.  Credits roll.   Women rejoice. Wait....... Right after my 1st round … Continue reading Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

A Dress for My Ex’s Funeral

This is probably really bad for my karma but....... For Mother's day my eldest son and his GF took me to brunch at a restaurant in the city.   The restaurant didn't take reservations, so we wandered around while waiting for our table.  The section of the city is the current up and coming area, … Continue reading A Dress for My Ex’s Funeral

Begin Again – Without Judgement

ser·en·dip·i·ty ˌserənˈdipədē/ noun the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way This is the state of my life.  It seems like every time I turn around something new is happening that is beneficial and unforeseen.  This morning was a great example. My son's GF just accepted a job with … Continue reading Begin Again – Without Judgement

Divorce: The Ultimate ClusterFuck

Here is the actual truth about divorce:  while both parties come out of it poorer than before, the party with a conscience will walk away totally screwed.  Divorce does not turn out the way our media portrays it. My brother likens my divorce to the movie 127 Hours.  Based on  a real story, this movie … Continue reading Divorce: The Ultimate ClusterFuck