Adultery and Divorce Killed Trust.  Discernment Brought It Back.

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...


Hanging Ten with a Clear Conscience and a Swinging Pendulum

Perhaps that post title is a little misleading.  Does one need to actually stand on a surf board to hang ten?  Or can hang ten reference...


PSTD: Public Shedding of Tears and Drama

I don't have the luxury of deciding whether or not to engage in PDAs.  (Public Displays of Affection, for the uninitiated)...


How Infidelity and Divorce are Making Me Outdoorsy

I'm not your average experienced camper. I'm not even sure I qualify - yet - as a camper. But as a soon to be divorced Mom of two boys, I need to fulfill both roles: Nurture-er and Nature-er.


Nearly Cheated Out of Life by Infidelity, A Near Death Experience

It's been said that experiencing divorce is like experiencing a death.  Discovering infidelity - waking up one day, married, and then finding out...


Divorcing My Ego, with Spidey Super Powers

If I am ever itching for some late night intimacy I need only crawl into bed these days and say, Come and get it...


Let Go My Eggo!  But Take My Ego, Please.

Last September I had lunch with Mr. Jumpshot in Venice Beach after swimming with an Elephant Seal and losing my bikini bottom in the surf...


Ditching Routines and Embracing Unknowns Amidst Divorce

This time last year I had wrapped my day climb of Mt. Whitney and was preparing for the swim from Alcatraz to Crissy Field...


Bolinas: A Love Affair, A Quest and a Tug of War

In the first quarter of this year a new-ish married couple, a family of four and me and the dudes migrated to a parcel of land on the Mesa in Bolinas...


Freedom From...Freedom To...

Celebrate the 4th of July in red, white, blue and with gratitude for those who were so brave and confident in their abilities to create a new land built on the foundation of freedom.


Embracing My Inner Feline, Divorce-Style

Limantour Beach is but one of the jewels of the Point Reyes National Seashore.  The wilderness that backs the beach...


Do Not Give Away Joy in Divorce

This comment from Mr. Simplicity deserves its own post.  My response to him included gratitude and then a scolding of myself for not having tissues in the car...


Hostile or Friendly? Divorce or Not.  Einstein Has the Question.

In the cove just north of Bodega Bay, surrounded by sand cliffs that held back the winds, the dudes and I frolicked with Mr. Jackpot...


Setting the Mood for Love

Some say emotions come and go while moods linger.  We know that emotions linger, too.  The sadness experienced in divorce seems never-ending.