Confessions of a Cougar

Hamming it up on the day I had to leave

Today is my birthday. I turn forty-___, well lets just leave it at that. I’m not embarrassed by my age at all but I just don’t like define myself by a number. So I thought of this provocative title for this post to achieve just that: provoke. I don’t consider myself a…

When Dreams Come True

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The image above is from our first few months together. For me it symbolizes the hope of all that is to come… I have written before about the power of dreaming and how important it is to have dreams. I have had dreams ever since I can remember — potent dreams, prophetic…

Feel Like A Balloon

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[Photo credit] Today I feel like a balloon floating up in the air, still visible as I slowly float up but too high to grasp. Friday morning I despondently booked my ticket to return to Florida alone. Friday afternoon we got some hopeful news that our petition may have been approved. It…

Administrative Review

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This week has been an emotional roller coaster. Since our visa interview on October 29th where we were told our visa was approved pending the submission of three documents, our entire focus has been getting those documents. One document, the police report from the Dominican Republic was delayed two weeks. It was…

Flying Above A Storm

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After five hours of killing time in San Juan Airport, a feat which was harder than expected, it was finally time to board the flight to Santo Domingo. The contrast was immediate as soon as I stepped on to the plane — whereas the flight from Jacksonville to San Juan was basically…