Journal Prompt-Family History-What is the Story Behind Your Name?

What is the Story Behind Your Name? What is the story behind my name? I will tell you what I know based on my mother’s telling of how I was given my name. My first name is Kathy. The story goes that my dad wanted to name me Ronnie. I was told that Ronnie was…

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Journal Prompt-Write About a Place Where You Feel Safe

I have not always felt safe. For me, safety came in the form of places, people, situations, and circumstances. My childhood home was, for the most part, physically safe but not an emotional safe haven. My married life was much of the same.  When my husband left me, I found myself alone in a big…

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Journal Prompt-What Was Your Career Goal When You Were A Child and How Was Your Reality Different?

My career goal as a child was pure, idealistic, and full of hope. I recall so clearly my desire to be a Catholic Sister. I would daydream about following God and serving others through the sisterhood. The problem was that I was not Catholic. Where did this desire to be a Catholic Sister develop? Thinking…

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Divorce Diversion-Travel and Wine Before Covid-Childress Vineyards

Travel Blast From the Past I just checked out their website to see if they were open during Covid and found that “Yes”, they are!  They are still serving meals in their restaurant, and they continue to have wine tastings.  I would go on the site to check out the restrictions and make a reservation…

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Divorce Diversion-A Few February Celebrations

 There are several things to celebrate in February.  I searched and selected a few special days that I wanted to focus on in this post.  Yes, I know I am late on a few, but better late than never.  You can celebrate these days whenever the time is right for you.  So, Happy February Celebrations.…

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