Category Archives: commitment

My Baby Girl is Getting Married

Well, I guess she is not such a baby anymore. She’s 26. And a half. (But who’s counting; certainly not her mother!) Of course, I have known about Emily’s upcoming nuptials for a while. She got engaged last year, just … Continue reading

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A-Z, A Writing Exercise

So, interestingly enough, a recent heartbreak/breakup has inspired me to start writing more. Everything can become a story, and in this way we can process deep pain and turn it into art. As writers, we store away story ideas and … Continue reading

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A Lesson From Heartbreak

Sometimes, love swoops down on you like a beautiful bird.  And sometimes it is a vulture, eager to rip out your heart. People say you should be open to love, to believe in it. But love can be a liar. … Continue reading

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HOW TO AVOID GETTING HURT IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP

You can’t. The end. Just kidding! I’ve been puzzling through this lately, as I have recently fallen in love again. Or perhaps for the first time. Every time is different; every time feels new. I’m equal parts ecstatic and terrified. … Continue reading

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Couple-Wupples…

Recently someone posted a picture on my Facebook wall:  “I’m not single.  I’m in a relationship with freedom!” Ha-ha-ha, yeah baby. You tell ‘em! (Choking back a sad mournful whimper) It’s time for me to admit that I’m not as … Continue reading

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One Ring – a Story of Evolution

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, 1954, chapter 2 I never wore rings in … Continue reading

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