For 6 years my ex-spouse never allowed me to mow the lawn or shovel the sidewalk; two examples among many on his list of taboo. I wasn’t trying to compete. I thought it was good exercise and I have always loved the smell of freshly cut grass, being productive, getting outside. Besides, he worked with … More DoItYourDamnSelf

Virtual Vaca

I’ve been thinking about taking a virtual vacation, specifically from Facebook, or limiting myself to just one check in per day, and prepared to share my intentions on Facebook to keep me accountable (Oh, the irony).  Don’t get me wrong, as a Minnesotan in the crux of cold-weather, and single-mom-isolation, I do so enjoy seeing … More Virtual Vaca

Single Mom Vent

I’m going to indulge myself, and hopefully drag you along with me, tied to the back of my sad, lonely pick-up truck, for a little diarrhea mouth, because I need to vent. When you are aware that a friend or loved one has left their spouse, asked them to move out, and requested a divorce … More Single Mom Vent