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…

Food as an Expression of Love

Our Love Story

The 14th was Valentine’s Day, when lovers old and new celebrated their love. Many celebrations included a special meal prepared by one lover for another. As an avid home cook, I subscribe to numerous cooking magazines and each one featured sumptuous recipes to woo with on Valentine’s Day. (I, on the other…

The Sum of Its Parts

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Last week has been one of my hardest in a while. I realize, in retrospect, that I have probably taken on too much. It would not be the first time — I am a classic overachiever. This year I decided to become a girl scout leader, my son is in boy scouts,…

Choosing Love

Hamming it up on the day I had to leave

“One either loves, or waits for love, or banishes love for good. That is the full range of possible choices.” — The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rusdie I am currently reading the book that the above quote came from. When I read that quote I immediately loved it and had…

Marriage & Honeymoon Photos

MARRIAGE & HONEYMOON

Here is a collection of photos from our marriage day and mini honeymoon…