May 2011

So far this has been a fun, well-balanced weekend. I have spent quality time with my kids this weekend. I also had a great date night with my boyfriend last night. Tonight I am working on a fun project with Monkey and playing a game with both kids.Tomorrow the kids and I are celebrating the […]


When I reentered the dating scene last fall I started by creating a list of qualities I was looking for in a man. I also decided I would present my authentic self and be unapologetic for who I am. While I don’t know if I will ever remarry, I do know I would like to […]


“People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” ~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross As I read the reports about the breakup of Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger, I have been thinking of Elin Nordegren’s […]


Last Friday I shared that shuffleboard is just one fun activity I enjoy doing with my boyfriend. Because of that post I have been getting feedback from people who think we are playing the type of shuffleboard that is popular on cruise ships. I have even received funny comments about being ready for a retirement […]


“I am okay with you being our social director, but can I plan some dates too?” “But, we’re backed up on Living Social deals!” In this brief exchange, I learned two things: 1) I am dating a great guy, who has awesome taste when it comes to planning dates. And he needs to have more […]


“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning.The end is where we start from.” ~T. S. Eliot It is an honor for me to receive a direct email from someone who shares his or her personal story and then asks for advice. I do the […]