Liberated by Divorce, Free to Be Me

Lately, as I explore new nooks and hidden hamlets of Marin on my way to somewhere, I get turned around, led adrift...


Into the Forest I Go, But I

Seeking solitude this time of year is like trying to avoid the colors of red and green at Christmas.  The end of a school year brings picnics...


Shot Out of a Cannon, Divorce-Style, And Into the Forest

Craving, as defined by Merriam-Webster,  is an intense, urgent or abnormal desire or longing. As defined by me, a craving is a red herring...


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.


Moving On: Divorcing the North American Plate

It's a marvel that moving companies don't apply a steep surcharge for inter-techtonic plate moves.  I'd have exploited that angle...


Keep Away: The Sport of Courtship

The Ninety Day Rule: should you withhold sex from a man for 90 days?


Things Are Getting a Little Witchy Around Here.

Way back when, a few nights ago, when I met Mr. Viking out on the town for an adult beverage, I had the most remarkable experience...


Did Somebody Say Sex?  Not Me, Mom!

I want to be intimate with a man.  A man I don't want to marry, because I don't want to get married again. 


Holy Magic, Bette!

Your patience, your willingness to remain in Stand By as I navigate some pretty fascinating waters, is applauded by me.  Endlessly...


Dating after Divorce: Going Nowhere with That Man

Throughout 2012 I have been fortunate to share my time with a few really great guys.  All of whom have made an appearance here at HGM...


Stop The Presses! There

There's goosebumps and then there's goosebump mountains.  The latter is what appeared all over me after posting last night...


We Really Need to Talk

Mr. Wild Card sent me a text on December 14th, the day a person decided to gun down 27 people for a reason we may never be able to comprehend...


He Hung the Moon

No offense to those who make a living in the service industry, where they no doubt deal with all sorts of unsavory scenarios with great care...


What Is It Exactly That You Are Feeling?

Some days I wonder what it would be like if we could just grunt to each other as our ancestors did before language was constructed...