6 Ways Re-Watching Your Past Can Help You Move On

Brock and I are currently re-watching all of the released seasons of Game of Thrones. We were late to the GOT party, only bingeing on the first 5 seasons just last year. But even though the characters and plots should be fresh in our memories, we realized after recently viewing season 6 that we had … Continue reading 6 Ways Re-Watching Your Past Can Help You Move On

I’m Determined to Make Marriage Work: Valuable Lessons From Divorce

second marriage

"A second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience." Oscar Wilde "This is it, though." I said to my then-boyfriend when he brought up the idea of marriage. "I want to be married again but this is it. I'm not going through another divorce." And with that vow, I decided to do some things … Continue reading I’m Determined to Make Marriage Work: Valuable Lessons From Divorce

I Screwed Up

One of the traits I most admire in my now-husband is his willingness to admit when he screws something up. I shared this image with him a few months back: His response? "I must be brilliant then because I always look foolish." Which he doesn't. But he also doesn't try to hide it when he … Continue reading I Screwed Up

Ten Lessons I am Still Learning

I took a break from the work of moving this past Sunday morning to sit on my new screened in porch with Tiger, both of us enjoying the view and the serenity (although I think he appreciated the squirrels more than I). Being able to take that break when there was so much to do … Continue reading Ten Lessons I am Still Learning

Ten Lessons I am Still Learning

One of the things I love most about my partner is that he sees himself as a perpetual student; he is always willing and eager to learn something new, even in an area where he is considered an expert. Last year, we were out at dinner with a group of friends.  One of our friend's … Continue reading Ten Lessons I am Still Learning