Divorce Diversion-Places-The Cotton House

I have been to the Cotton House in Cary twice.  Once on a food truck night with Erica and Josh and another time with a friend. Their primary focus is beer but luckily for me, they have wine too, happy day. The venue is a historic home built in 1900. There is plenty of seating, both inside and out.…

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Morning Motivation The Highwaymen”One Turn on the Trail”

I was watching a movie called The HighwayMen a couple of weeks ago.  It is a very good movie about 2 Highwaymen on the search of Bonnie and Clyde.  One quote stood out to me in the movie and it contained the words “one turn on the trail”.  As this phrase was used I interpreted…

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Blast From the Past (2014) Thoughts of a Soon to be Divorced Woman..Death of a Family

Since I have entered the world of the soon to be divorced, I have spoken to many women going through the same scenario. Their stories may contain different details, but the theme remains the same. Husband leaves wife unexpectedly and usually with little concern as to how she will get by. Husband’s focus turns to…

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Taking Care of You-Just For Fun-The Grandkiddo’s

What do you do for fun?  For me, one of the highlights in life is spending time with my Maggie and Caleb.  I love to take them on adventures.  It could be anything from visiting a pumpkin patch, a museum, or going to a local playground.  I have just added another experience to the list, there is…

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Morning Motivation-The Path Becomes Straight

I think we all have something in our life that has made our path challenging to navigate. It could be something of our choosing that has gotten us into deep water or something that is done to us such as violence or in my case divorce or just the circumstances of life of which the…

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Divorce Diversion-Hiking The Peninsula Trail in North Carolina

I saw that one of my MeetUp Groups was going on a hike at Harris-Lake Park. I had never been to this park, and I jumped at the chance to join them on the adventure. Quote from AllTrails “Harris Lake Peninsula Trail is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near New Hill, North…

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Morning Motivation-The Water Bowl

Brodie, my dog, loves his water. I don’t know how much he drinks a day, but it seems I can never keep his bowl full. There is a familiar sound to me, that of Brodie lapping the dry water bowl. As soon as I hear this sound, I am up refilling his bowl. If I…

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Stress Relief-Eating Peaches

I have been reading a lot about stress relief. One way to ease stress suggested by several websites sounded intriguing to me, so I thought I would give it a try,  eating peaches. I went online to view the research, and here is what I found. Peaches have been called the fruit of calmness. One…

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Divorce Diversion-Places-The Exotic Animal Show in Raleigh NC

Many years ago, when the girls were young, we would venture to the Exotic Animal Show to see the animals. We would enjoy seeing mammals like sugar gliders, hedgehogs, and other small primates. We even would enjoy the lizards and all things lizard-like. We were not so much interested in the spiders, snakes, and heaven…

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The Joy-Erica and Josh’s Wedding

My daughter and her new hubby just received their wedding photos.  Looking over the event, I remember the happiness and “joy” that surrounded the day.  Take a look with me at my beautiful memories in photos. Here are just a few images of the big day. There are very painful events that occur in most…

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