Tag Archives: Hope

One More Thing I Will Not Beat Myself Up About

I was hoping to have some really great news to share with you today. We’ve spent the last week exchanging emails and phone calls with producers for a daytime talk show, producers who were interested in having us bring the … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Something You Hope To Do In Your Life

30 Days of Truth – Something you hope to do in your life I do not have very many “someday, some way” fantasies.  I don’t have the patience for them.  I go from wouldn’t that be cool to oh, so … Continue reading

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On Babies and Bravery

When I found out he was coming, I was terrified. I was afraid for all the hurt and tears and pain that might be waiting for the people I loved the most – my brother, my niece or nephew, my sister-in-love who … Continue reading

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And a burden was lifted…

My brother Jay never claimed he was innocent. He has, from what I’ve been told, been extremely forthcoming since the night of his arrest about the crimes he committed.  He told us, at the time, that it was a relief … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late For 10 Things I Learned In 2009? (See also: rhetorical questions.)

You know why blogs are better than babies? Because you can ignore them for days and days and weeks and weeks and they are still here. Don’t try that shit with babies.  Seriously. I plan to tell you all about … Continue reading

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Living Without Trust. Or Control.

It wasn’t easy for me to make the decision to trust again. He asked for one more chance, and I counted up all the one more chances that had already been given.  And blown.  I sat in the dark with … Continue reading

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I should have said…

“Are you nervous or excited?” I asked. Jared looked up from his half of the admissions packet we were filling out for our new marriage counselor.  He shrugged one shoulder and contorted his lips the way he always does when … Continue reading

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The Ocean Doesn’t Care

“It doesn’t matter if you go to the ocean to fill up a thimble or a bucket, the ocean doesn’t care” – Wayne Dyer There is no better place to ask questions than beside the ocean. Because the ocean doesn’t … Continue reading

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In which I quote Dora and the Bible and reassure you that I’m fine. Basically.

I know it’s hard to read about someone else’s pain. Well, unless you’re an asshole, I suppose. But for most people, coming face to face with someone’s heartache and fear and doubts – and not being able to do a … Continue reading

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The Happy Freak

I believe in happiness. Not just serenity. Not just peace. Not just every day contentedness. Happiness. As much of it as you can possibly get your hands on. It seems, at times, that most people hope for happy and hang … Continue reading

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