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Depression, Dates That Never Were, and Muggles

I hear the sound of the coffee drip, drip, dripping. It will be a sound I will recollect with great fury as I lay on my death-bed; that sound, along with the ocean, the rain, the sound of children on the playground after school, laughter filling up empty space, that I will pull out from deep within my subconscious, that place where memories are laid to rest. 1,038 more words

A Room With Many Views

Lessons From a Birthday

Right now I am listening to Jessye Norman sing “Je Te Veux” which means I am sitting at a sidewalk café in Paris. No. Really. 374 more words

A Room With Many Views

The Moment I Realized I Was Lonely

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People sometimes ask if it feels lonely being a single mother. I usually answer that although it’s difficult to raise a child alone, I don’t feel lonely. 414 more words

Why I quit online dating

No, it is not because my knight in shining armor came galloping in, stage left, on his white horse, sweeping me off my feet and up onto the back of the horse with one chiseled, romance-novel strong arm, and then off we rode on a sandy beach as the sun set to live happily ever after. 2,315 more words


Dance Party

This week was a little rough.  I had to get back into the swing of things after a week off of work, and I was in a lot of pain because of the back spasm that happened last Saturday night. 848 more words

I don't do relationships

On Thursday nights, I typically do pub trivia with friends.  This week, Unicorn asked if he could join in.  I am trying to keep a strictly platonic relationship with him, and I thought that would be fun.   1,043 more words

Another tug of war between parents

Hello, it’s been a long time since my last blog because, once again, I forgot my password and have had to find it through rooting around in unused email accounts. 1,517 more words

Single Parenting