Taking a Mind Break

Learning About Moths…

I try to keep my daytime “Teacher Life” from my nighttime adult life. However, I saw this last week and had to share. I think I would’ve died if a moth this big flew in front of me. It’s beautiful, but it’s massive compared to our NJ brown moths.

It’s been 19 years…

It’s been 19 years…

… since you left. The hole is still there in my heart. A worn scab covers it, ready to open to release the pain. I hope you’re still proud of me. I’ve had a few missteps along the way…

Daddy, I miss you deeply...

R.L.P., July 1, 1947- June 14, 1999

Hijacked by the “White Screen of Death!”

How can a weekend that started with a 1.5-hour massage and a relaxing graduation party end up crappy? Well, thanks to the “White Screen of Death” my relaxing weekend turned into an endless puzzle. First, let me say that my blog silence was not planned this weekend. It happened because …

Silence as Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is any type of abuse that is not physical in nature. It can include everything from verbal abuse to the silent treatment…Beverly Engel My ex-husband (EH) left July 2013. He took his clothing, laptop, tablet, and the silent treatment I had endured for the last two years of …

The Royal Wedding: Love and Joy

There was no doubt that I would be front and center for the third Royal Wedding in my lifetime. It was Prince Harry’s turn to get married. The second son of the woman, Lady Diana Spencer, whose marriage in 1981 had me glued to the television. That was the beginning. …