Doggy Guest #17, Ryder

I love dogs but puppies are irresistible! I had the pleasure of watching this little sweetheart. Ryder is a Labradoodle and so adorable!!! She had a great time here playing and napping. I cant wait to watch her again! I have also been helping a couple with their dog(Doggy Guest #14 Maggie). She has separation […]

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Random stuff

I hope that everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Mine was good, small with family. In today’s news… *I have a kidney stone. *One of my sisters is dealing with a serious health issue. Thankfully, I am from a large family, so my sister has a ton of love and support as she starts her journey. […]

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Leaving someone special

In the midst of preparing to move out-of-state, I am also dealing with leaving a man who I have grown close to over the last year and a half. During our time together, I have realized that he is not the man for me, at least long-term. I have even tried to break up with […]

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Breaking Up is Hard To Do

So far, this year, my 50th year on this earth, has been interesting. I started out the year officially divorced after 23 years of marriage. My house became MY house officially. Last night, after 1 year, my first real relationship, after my divorce, has come to an end. It’s sad but it had to be […]

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Pets and divorce

Still going through the divorce process,  10 months now, and my lawyer called me today. He recently received a letter from “the other side” that claims that “he” now wants the dogs. ARE YOU KIDDING ME???? After everything you did to me and now you want to take the dogs??? He is claiming that they […]

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Tears

I admit that I am a pretty emotional person, so much so that I can even cry during some commercials, depending on the subject. You know… those specific beer commercials they show during the Superbowl for example? If I see someone crying, I cry too. So of course, I have cried plenty of tears since […]

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Too much alone time

It’s such a difference going from having someone to talk to every day for 25 years to being alone in this house. I have have 2 dogs and a cat but, well you know. I am alone a lot! As I mentioned before, I work from home so I am always in this house!! For […]

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Dating during divorce

So it’s been 8 months and the divorce process still marches on. I am still waiting for him to move things along, WTF is he waiting for??  Sitting home alone is not fun. I went out a lot with friends when this whole process started but have been staying home a lot more lately, partly […]

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The legal process is so slow.

It’s been 8 months since I filed for divorce.  A scary and sad step for sure.  A friend, who recently got divorced, referred me to the lawyer she used. As I mentioned before, I don’t have a very large income so this wasn’t going to be easy financially. I definitely did not want to use […]

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Coping day to day

As the days, weeks and months went by, after he left, I tried to stay busy. But that wasn’t always easy. I didn’t really have any hobbies or a lot of extra money to start one. I also didn’t have the motivation to do anything either. I had a little extra to meet a friend […]

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