On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

Everything to me. Or not.

April 10, 2017
"I have many “spouses”–men and woman who are there for me in ways my husband simply cannot possibly be. I love him, but he is not everything to me, and if I...

The romance of it all

February 27, 2017
It was a starlit Valentine's night and we were in the Caribbean with friends. Romance was in the air. On the palm-tree enclosed patio, candles twinkled atop small...

Rock and roll, love and synchronicity

September 14, 2016
I'd like to thank the guy, who wrote the song That made my baby fall in love with me Most women who hear that my  husband and I remarried after 26 years apart are...

What I did with my old engagement ring

March 7, 2016
I was only 19 when Michael gave me my first engagement ring and a young 19 at that. It was an oval cut, full carat solitaire, which seemed gigantic and indulgent back...

It’s like we never said goodbye

February 14, 2016
We were so young! I wasn't yet 21, he was just 24, and there we were, walking down an aisle to a happy-ever-after life.  We were impossibly young; what did we know?...

Learning to love certainty

July 15, 2015
There was a time that I didn't like the idea of certainty. It was....boring. I preferred by far not knowing what was around the next corner. Surprises thrilled me....

The courage to come out

June 30, 2015
I heard a beautiful story during this Gay Pride month, of a young gay man afraid to come out to his traditional, ethnic and religious family. But he did. At first, his...

Did you taste all fruits?

February 4, 2015
"Taste all fruits before you decide" was advice a psychic gave a friend of mine many years ago, and it was right on the money. In his case, the advice seemed to apply to...

To Ray Rice’s wife: stop domestic violence

September 10, 2014
Stop Domestic Violence, Mrs. Rice. When a professional football player cold-cocks a woman, that is not "mutual combat." It's not acceptable, either. Your public...

Follow Carol

Welcome!

Here you’ll find my blog, some of my essays, published writing, and my solo performances. There’s also a link to my Etsy shop for healing and grief tools offered through A Healing Spirit.

 

I love comments, so if something resonates with you in any way, don’t hesitate to leave a comment on my blog. Thank you for stopping by–oh, and why not subscribe so you don’t miss a single post?

Archives

Subscribe to my Blog

Receive notifications of my new blog posts directly to your email.