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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Lightbulb Moment: Why I Now See My Husband Differently

“I’m going to get this done for you today,” my husband said after asking me to mix the epoxy that would soon coat the garage floor. “What do you mean, ‘for me?’ I really don’t care much at all about the garage or the shed, so it confuses me when you say you’re doing themContinue reading “Lightbulb Moment: Why I Now See My Husband Differently”

11 Ways Home Improvement Tests Your Marriage (And Why It’s Worth It In the End)

Now I know why I didn’t become a plumber. Of course if I was a plumber, I would a) be getting paid to deal with this BS and b) it wouldn’t be my kitchen going on four days without water. I’m convinced that plumbing is the most contemptible of all of the home improvement projects.Continue reading “11 Ways Home Improvement Tests Your Marriage (And Why It’s Worth It In the End)”


It’s amazing the significance that can be found in the smallest of things. I found it this past weekend in a can of stain. In my former life, my husband and I had an amazing deck built about 15 months before he left. This deck had been a dream of ours since we purchased theContinue reading “Significance”

And Exhale

We are finally moved in. The movers carried in our furniture yesterday and we carried out the last box not long after. Other than a few details on the main levels (and a basement man room project Brock is working on), the house is as finished as it can be (after some amazing teamwork gettingContinue reading “And Exhale”

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