The Journey-Life Lessons From A Territorial Goose

Brodie and I were on our morning walk when we saw a foreboding character in the distance. His head held high not only with confidence but conviction. He would stand his ground, and we knew it. Yes, it was a territorial goose. I have encountered them on many occasions, but this one looked particularly determined.…

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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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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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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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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 Journey-Listen to Your Attorney

It may difficult to know what to do or who to listen to when you are going through the trauma of a divorce. It is unknown territory with unknown consequences. After finding an attorney, you trust, let your attorney guide you through the divorce process. When you are going through a divorce, your emotions are high, and you…

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Divorce Article “Ten Things Every Woman Going Through An Unwanted Divorce Wants to Hear” by Cafe Mom

I am always on the lookout for an article related to divorce.  I came across this one the other day and it sounded interesting.  There are so many situations in life where someone is going through a rough time and you want to say something that will help them.  Many times there are just no words…

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The Beginning..”As Long As I Can Do It” Blast From the Past

As one part of my series titled “The Beginning”,  I will be going back to old posts from the beginning of my divorce trauma. This post was written July 2013, about a month after I found out my husbands plans to break his vow to me and to God. Words of wisdom and encouragement….”As long…

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