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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

7 Life Lessons From the Trees

I learned how to garden before I ever learned how to cultivate my own life. My introduction to gardening came with the planting of a single bald cypress sapling, its spindly form centered in an enormous mound of amended soil encircled by a protective fence.  Over the years, I perfected my techniques until I knewContinue reading “7 Life Lessons From the Trees”

Perfection in a Chipped Plate

In my old house, I strove for perfection.  My ex and I were constantly laying tile, painting walls, building furniture, and then repainting walls. We looked for furniture, dishware, and accessories that would give a Pottery Barn look on a Target budget. I once spent over 30 hours looking for just the right throw pillowsContinue reading “Perfection in a Chipped Plate”

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