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8. Our New Life

For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to the mysterious, untouchable, the whisper in the dark, I-know-something-and-feel-it-but-can’t-touch-it side of life. Perhaps this was born from the loss of my mother. 1,183 more words


7. New Mother

Does forgiving someone count if the other person doesn’t  think they wronged you in the first place?  It is a difficult conversation to have with someone who feels justified in their actions.  750 more words


And baby makes 5? Or 3?

It has been a long time since I last blogged…just over a year to be exact. I don’t know what happened. I can’t use the excuse of “I’ve been busy” because let’s face it, we’re all stinking busy. 509 more words

Adaptation Game; Story

After much contemplating I have come up with a story. Here is my idea sheet.

Okay, Cinderella. A film I loved when I was a wee babe. 619 more words

Creative Futures

One word to describe your childhood...mine is "Scary"!

My stepmother recently asked me to describe my childhood in one word (I am sure she read some article about this and decided to give me the “test”). 417 more words

Growing Up

Step-Mothers & Step-Monsters

Since my parents’ divorce when I was 3, my father has married two different women.  One of them was a step-monster who I grew up around until I was 18 and the other is a step-mother who has been in my life for the last eight years. 1,116 more words

Shifting Sand

Wow, isn’t life full of surprises? In my last post, I was rambling on about how I was dreading the holidays.  I was lamenting that the extended time with the stepchildren always brought stress and conflict in our home. 892 more words

Blended Family