Office Drama

Let’s be clear, the grass is never truly greener on the other side. Every job has its issues. You will run into personality conflicts, scheduling issues, a supervisor that is either too tough or not tough enough. A boss that supports you or doesn’t know you exist. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention … Read more

My Person

How does someone become “your person?” That person in your life that you go to when things get tough when you need a shoulder to cry on, that person who never judges you no matter what you have done or said. You would know deep down in your soul if the ground were to open … Read more

Tackling College Financing

Lisa has asked me over and over again to post. I have been hesitant to do so because I’m not an expert in this area. All I can do is let you know how our family got through paying for two college educations. This all started when my oldest daughter decided to accept an offer … Read more

The Blended And Extended Family

The blended and extended family seems to be the norm today. When I grew up, it was something people barely spoke about. For me, this was all I knew. I even remember feeling the tiniest bit lucky to have more than one dad. How many pre-school kids were seasoned travelers and honorary flight attendants? My … Read more

What Older Men Want In A Woman

At the age of 55 and after a 27-year marriage, a 4-year relationship with a woman after my divorce and a whole lot of research and thought, I think I might have this whole relationship thing figured out. That is a “relationship” with another woman. Actually, I’m about 90 percent sure what I’m looking for … Read more

I Am

I Am You are pretty he said .. (I like you) She looked up in surprise I am not pretty I am beautiful She replied What’s the difference? He asked out loud (all I know is I want you) Pretty is what you can see Beautiful is everything I am Don’t be too distracted by … Read more

Gratitude

Whenever I feel down or stressed, I find that focusing on being thankful for all I have rather than focusing on what I don’t have always lifts my spirit. Having an attitude of gratitude can sometimes be challenging but it does help. I know that feeling and being grateful helps to change my perspective on … Read more

Let’s Have A Conversation (“our site is your site”)

Lisa and I have been trying to come up with ways to get you, our reader, more involved in our site. We thought having a conversation with you would be an excellent way to get the ball rolling. First, let’s come up with a topic (we’re open to most subjects). We can talk about relationships, … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

As the holiday season sets in we thought it would be a good time to reflect on the good things in our lives. Think about the lessons we have learned and how we can spread happiness around at a time when there seems to be a lot of negative energy, to look at what is … Read more

Women Friends

I’m writing this post because I recently went through something where I needed support and I needed someone to talk to. My women friends were there and are still there to give me support….a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on, and offering advice that I need to hear. It’s wonderful to know that no … Read more