New Year New Beginnings

New Year New Beginnings

As we enter into 2020, we aren’t only entering into a new year but a new decade. As we close out the last year and the last ten years, we can’t help but reflect. Reflect on changes in the world as we know it and the changes in our selves. The past ten years in our...
Breaking the cycle

Breaking the cycle

A letter from a little boy, living in a battered women’s shelter, to Santa Claus, really touched my heart but it also brought up emotions and made me realize that I need to share the only thing that I am ashamed of in life.     Most who know me would never...
Slaves to Technology

Slaves to Technology

Those of us born before 1990 remember a simpler time. We remember when phones where landlines and sometimes families shared party lines and if the month ran out before the money that was the first thing to go. We had three channels and only the very fortunate could...
Holidays are No Longer Fun

Holidays are No Longer Fun

The Holiday season once was a time of joy and tradition, bonding with your families and connecting with loved ones you didn’t see throughout the year. As the years go by holidays have become more about depression, obligation, and debt.   The thought of sparkling...
Wondering in Wa

Wondering in Wa

Dear Mary,   I recently separated from my narcissist husband of nine years, due to his infidelities. Moving into my new townhouse I met the most incredible young man. He works for the moving company that moved me in. He is a little younger than me but we hit it off....