Epiphanies, Mantras and High (Altitude) Hopes

38,018 feet exists between me and terra firma at this very moment.  It feels good to be up here.  So good, I am one of the few that don't want this flight to end.


Can Rose Glass Coexist with Cold, Hard Facts?

The Premarital Contract, HGM style, has been percolating - really just shy of boiling over - as of late...


Somebody Get Me Some Supplemental Oxygen!

The season is underway on Mt. Everest.  Teams of climbers are making their way to base camp, Sherpas and yaks in the lead...


Divorce and Parenting: Children Need Boundaries, Too

Just as I didn't think about getting divorced when I got married, I also didn't think about raising children in the midst of a divorce.


Boundaries are Better than Boyfriends

Having sex by the third date is not going to ruin a great connection, and it's not going to morph a misfire into a direct hit.


Move Is Complete, My Taut Tuchus!

Actually, my tuchus isn't taut anymore.  And my move is far from over.  I have worked out twice since I transitioned to Bolinas over the last...


Taking Back My Power

I lost it today.Because I lost the kerchief to the tall dude's boy scout uniform. Not having the scout uniform ready...


Afraid of Divorce?  We

In a room with a couch, an orchid and a box of tissues sat three people.  Dr. K., The Genius and me. The Genius had finally (maybe) confessed...


Did Anybody See My Morals and Ethics?

I must confess, I've lied.  I remember it like it was yesterday. My Mom and Dad picked me up outside a pizza shop at a train station...


Divorce Requires Beauty Sleep

here's a saying that I despise, No good deed goes unpunished.  It's simply not true.  Two weeks ago I felt that communication between...


There

The drive home from Stinson Beach is one I treasure.  Whether I go north or south to reach my destination, the road curves 


Infidelity is No Farce, Pity is No Party

My body is wrecked.  Numb.  Muscles aching from holding on for dear life.  Today was moving day.  But not for me.  For The Genius...


This Isn

This past Wednesday I took Mr. Simplicity, a former client and dear friend, to the top of Mt. Tam.  He was gobsmacked...


Celebrating Truth and Divorce with a Clear Conscience

One year ago, at this exact moment in time, The Genius' cell phone decided to bust open his 4 year affair by letting me in on the double life he was leading...