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Tag Archives: Divorce
I’ve been online dating—or perhaps what could be more accurately described as attempting to online date—for a couple of years now. When I began to tentatively consider dating, back in 2010, my biggest fear was that I would meet (and … Continue reading
Several people have asked how I arrived at Katie’s name. The short answer is I’ve always loved the name Katie, as well as Kate. You can do a lot with a name like Kathryn, and I like that versatility. I … Continue reading
Maybe it’s because I recently attended my high school reunion, but I’ve been thinking a lot about where I want to be next year when I turn 50. It seems impossible. How could I actually be 50? I find it … Continue reading
Apparently between my posts on inclusion, the one on stealth grief, the sixth and final installment of the insensitive autism comments, plus the post on how sometimes shit just happens, I have inadvertently given people the idea that I’m in … Continue reading
I’ve been rather sad, on and off, the past several weeks—and not because summer school ended much too soon this year (as in, today). No, this was a reappearance of something I call “stealth grief.” This is how stealth grief … Continue reading
Last month Mom told me that my brother might be getting a dog. I asked why. My brother is in the middle of a divorce and lives in a rental house. A dog seemed like the last thing he needed. … Continue reading
As I’m sure most of you are aware, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Since 2006, I’ve been a single parent. And while I’ve written in my blog about my angst over never having someone (read a man) shower … Continue reading
It’s January, so that means in my house it’s IEP (Individualized Education Plan) month. In other words, as any special needs parent can tell you, it’s the least fun time of the year. Some years are better than others. My … Continue reading