I Want to Know How It Ends

My first marriage was in December 1999, the apex of the collective anxiety around Y2K. At the time, my fiance and I operated from a place of optimism, rationality and faith. Despite the warnings and fears that we were constantly being bombarded with, we decided to move forward with the assumption that everything would workContinue reading “I Want to Know How It Ends”

Leap of Faith

I jumped out of a plane last Saturday. Go back and look at those first two words again. They’re important. Skydiving was added to my bucket list shortly after my divorce. And, thanks to a friend’s encouragement and leg-work, it was finally scheduled to happen last weekend. I spent the hours (almost a two-hour driveContinue reading “Leap of Faith”

Gotta Have Faith

This house crush is proving to be an emotional affair. We saw the house this morning. There were no fatal flaws. Just great big spaces and bigger questions. We were not ready to fall in love. The money isn’t yet fully saved. The current lease is not final. Yet the house is ready. We spentContinue reading “Gotta Have Faith”