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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

It Stays With You

Texas has been getting pummeled with repeated rounds of severe storms. And Texans aren’t surprised. Because they’ve come to expect these epic storms. It’s familiar territory. And once you’ve been a Texan (raises hand), you’ve always been a Texan. With a Texan’s memories and expectations. These are some pictures of flooding in San Antonio, whereContinue reading “It Stays With You”

Saying “Yes”

Several weeks ago I let myself get down about my upcoming summer. I was in the midst of the end of school year crazies and a planned camping trip had to be canceled (along with several other weekends worth of activities) due to the constant rain that drenched Atlanta this past spring. I felt likeContinue reading “Saying “Yes””

Deja Vu Yet New

Planning a second wedding is quite strange. It’s like walking a familiar road after being absent from a city for decades – you think you know the sites and the layout but nothing is as it was. I don’t want to think about the first time, endlessly reflecting on how it was done before. ButContinue reading “Deja Vu Yet New”

Vanilla, Please

“Vanilla, please.” That was all I had to say, accompanied with a dollar bill in an outstretched hand. Two words. A simple exchange. Yet I could not do it. I wasn’t always shy. I remember riding on my dad’s shoulders as a toddler, waving and saying, “Hi” to everyone I passed. I remember visiting theContinue reading “Vanilla, Please”

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