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Yesterday was Ex-Spouse Day.  Who knew?  Not me, that is for certain.  Thankfully, I am on very good terms with my own FH (former husband) which is a big relief after enduring several years of a contentious separation and divorce. I guess the fact that I don’t think much about my divorce actually says quite […]

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I’m currently settling into life as a single person with a new home in a new city.  I am also looking to make some new friends.  Thanks to the internet, it’s now fairly easy to connect with people who have similar interests and also live nearby. After doing a bit of research, I joined a […]

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Divorce brings up all sorts of emotions, and sometimes people find themselves acting  a little crazy.  Those who have ended marriages have their own personal divorce story — some are sad, some are scary and some are just plain funny. My somewhat twisted divorce tale starts when I had been separated for about a year. […]

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Birthdays.  You can’t stop ’em.  They just keep coming.  I had another one late last week, and as birthdays go it was actually pretty entertaining. My sister came for a three-day visit and we had a fun time sharing a chilled bottle of Chardonnay, going out for dinner, shopping, lunching with my charming daughter, taking […]

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Today I met with my accountant so he can prepare my tax returns.  It was the first time that I have not filed jointly since 1989. This was another in a series of sometimes happy, sometimes sad, but always sobering experiences to remind me that I’m no longer part of a couple.  Partner-less, you can […]

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My Dating Dementia posts of the past few days have really hit a chord with my friends and readers.  Many called and emailed leaving messages of ‘atta girl’ and ‘you showed him, baby!’ and “next time bring champagne!” Yesterday, I believed my little escapade of bathing in my ex-husband’s bathtub (without his knowledge or consent) […]

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The old girl is standing in the living room, naked, tilting a bit to the left and devoid of decoration.  She hasn’t moved since Thanksgiving weekend and it doesn’t look like she’ll be going anywhere soon. She’s my artificial Christmas tree, or as I like to call her, “The best $40 I ever spent.” I […]

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