Mystery

The story of this missing plane just keeps getting stranger. It's interesting to me to watch how surprised people are that we do not yet have answers. How shocked people are that it remains a mystery even in the face of technology and manpower. We like to read mysteries, not live them. We crave the … Continue reading Mystery

Nothing More to Say

I was catching up with an old friend the other day when she asked the inevitable question about my ex. "Do you think you'll ever see him again?" "Well, actually, I have," I replied and proceeded to give her a brief synopsis of the encounter this past April. "I would have yelled in his face," … Continue reading Nothing More to Say

A Letter to My Ex

Dear -----, Fourteen years ago, I was preparing to marry you. I was so excited but, even more, I was so sure. Sure that we were so good together. Sure that we would continue to weather any storm. Sure that we would be together forever. My belief in our marriage lasted until the day you … Continue reading A Letter to My Ex

An Open Letter to the IRS

I have written before about my experiences with the Innocent Spouse relief program with the IRS.  I have now received refunds for all of the years in question (I cried when each check came in).  They have asked me to complete a survey about my experiences with the program.  I am also sending this letter … Continue reading An Open Letter to the IRS