December, 2019

Peaches & Coconuts

By on December 23, 2019

Think about a ripe peach – beautiful color, delicious sweet and peachy smell, enticing, inviting. Take a deep breath in through your nose. You can almost imagine it, can’t you? Ever been peach picking in the Texas Hill Country in the summer? OMG, yum! Peaches almost beckon you to take a bite, I’d consider peaches […]

Kids, Control, and Co-Parenting

By on December 16, 2019

Even with the best intentions, and an agreement in place, sharing custody of kids after divorce can be stressful, and there are times when I feel powerless. For someone like me who is prone to control issues, it can be frustrating.  I consider myself to be pretty fortunate that my ex-husband and I have an […]

No Brainer

By on December 13, 2019

“An easy or obvious conclusion, decision, solution, task, etc.; something requiring little or no thought.” (according to Webster’s) If it’s hot outside and you have been working hard in the heat, you’re probably thirsty, right? (Right.) If someone, a good friend or your significant other, offers you an ice-cold bottle of water, will you accept it? 100% […]

Happy New Year?

By on December 9, 2019

So here comes 2020.  New year.  New decade.  There was a point in my life when I imbued this time of year with some sort of magical power.  I would believe that my self-improvement efforts had a higher probability of success simply because of the calendar change.  It was as though my slate had been wiped clean, so to speak, […]