Not Today (Hold On)

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She stood on the stool with the noose around her neck and wondered why it was so difficult to let go, now that she was here. Continue reading “Not Today (Hold On)”

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Why Can’t We Be Friends?

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He is a dyed-in-the-wool conservative with staunch fundamental Baptist values. Continue reading “Why Can’t We Be Friends?”

I Don’t Like Shopping (Part One: The Purse)

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I am not your typical woman. I don’t enjoy shopping for things like clothes, and make-up and cushions for my couch. Continue reading “I Don’t Like Shopping (Part One: The Purse)”

Is there Such a Thing as ‘Figuratively’ Coming Out of the Closet?

87ad2275e5effbbc1acce334ce0325cfWhen I was 8 years old, one of my best friends overheard the mother of some neighbourhood kids telling them; “I don’t want to see you playing with those Moore kids!” Continue reading “Is there Such a Thing as ‘Figuratively’ Coming Out of the Closet?”

Mindset Can Change Everything

fridgeI recall feeling so very sorry for myself in the months after my divorce. I lost my job at the same time as my ex left: funding for a contract that had been renewed over a number of years suddenly dried up and I found myself in the terrifying position of being an unemployed single-parent. Continue reading “Mindset Can Change Everything”