The Five Love Languages

I got to see my ex today!  I was so happy!!!   I needed to give her some mail that had recently arrived at the house, and since she was in town to visit our son, I asked if we could meet during her visit.   I knew she only had a short time in town, so…

So many memories

When people find out I’ve been divorced for almost 5 years, they all ask me why I’m not dating. They don’t understand that I’m just not ready. I was with my ex for 30 years, from the time we dated, until the time she left me. That is over half my life. 3 wonderful decades,…

Shocking News!

I know… it sounds like one of those stories on the internet that you should never click on, but in this case, the news was very shocking to me, in more ways than one. And yes, this is about the ex again. I have been doing more cleaning around the house, and I found some…

31

If you’ve read my blog, then you know that today (Valentine’s Day) is my 31st anniversary. True, I have not been married for almost 4 years now, but that doesn’t change the fact that 31 years ago I married my beloved sweetheart. A lot has changed in the last four years, some good, a lot…

What a week

The last 7 days have been fairly eventful. The reaction I had to some news I received this week confirms that. I received an email from the ex wife, telling me that she is getting married next weekend. My first reaction was devastation, but as the facts started to come in, I realized that I…

Happy effing Holidays!!!

Christmas is just a few days away, and holiday travels have already commenced. For me, its just another reminder that my family is gone. I’m actually lucky, in that I have a friends that I will be spending the holidays with, and that makes me happy. Holidays have been especially tough for me, not just…

End of year musings

I know, its been a while since I’ve posted, but fall is the time of year when I am ultra busy, with my sports engagements, chorus engagements, and my work schedule has been unbelievably busy, with several weeks of 12-14 hour days 6-7 days a week. Yeah, I’m a bit tired. It’s been just a…