Just walk away, Renee

July 16, 2024
I do think about them from time to time. I wonder where they are and how their significant other is. If they’ve traveled recently and where. But if I saw them...

Stand up and be counted

May 23, 2024
The week I wrote this was an emotional and thoughtful week, beginning with a really long and deep call with an old friend. She was deeply involved in a relatively...

When things we thought were unnecessary are actually quite ...

May 16, 2024
This hangs in my little home in Rochester, NY and since it's on the refrigerator, I look at it a lot. (Ok, maybe too much. But that's another post) I love it,...

Do you have a dog in this hunt?

December 15, 2023
Dog in this hunt: stake in the outcome. My position on any given personal situation, especially big ones like relationship endings, is to determine if I have a dog in...

The problem with an open heart

October 25, 2023
What? You don't think there's any problem with an open heart? You believe that's the way we should all live? Oh, I agree. It's a beautiful way to live. The problem...

The death of what you thought

October 17, 2023
Been around the block a time or two, and I think you have, too. And yet, we do have our illusions. Our hopes and dreams. And what we thought. Someone in one...

Why you should take a breath (or more) before sharing that

October 10, 2023
I follow the posts of a FB friend who is a psychologist.  A recent post got my attention because it involves one of the most destructive things to any relationship:...

“Life’s too mysterious, don’t take it ser...

October 4, 2023
Life's too mysterious, don't take it serious! For years I had this saying up in my house and I thought about it again the other month when a favorite cousin called...

Let them be wrong about you

September 6, 2023
It's a beautiful summer day on our spectacularly colorful patio as I write this. Ah, the beauty of California! A friend and I were talking recently about how...

How endings are not such a bad thing, after all

July 15, 2023
There are no beginnings unless there are endings. Well, except for birth. That's the uber-beginning. But endings are natural. Endings of all kinds. And they're...

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