"I belong to the people I love, and they belong to me. They, and the love and loyalty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could." Veronica Roth, Allegiant A Keeping It Real Post When your husband dies, he takes part of you with him. I'm not … [Read more...] about Widowhood Stole My Identity. I’m Throwing Off the Shackles and Taking It Back.
A Keeping It Real Post Last year when I was in Romania, a new friend and I were comparing notes. I'd finally met someone as addicted to travel as I was, but even he couldn't imagine traveling for so long without someplace to call home. I can't remember exactly how he put it, … [Read more...] about Full Circle (Never Say Never)
“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.” Garth Stein, The Art of Racing … [Read more...] about Set Your Intentions
When no possessions keep us, when no countries contain us, and no time detains us, man becomes a heroic wanderer, and woman, a wanderess. Roman Payne A Grief Recovery Project Post As I sit in yet another airport, staring down the barrel of another birthday on this … [Read more...] about Limitless (A Grief Recovery Project Birthday Post)
A Keeping It Real Post "He said anything worth doing should scare you a little, and that some of the greatest stories began with a journey.” Mindy Mejia, Everything You Want Me to Be In my last post I described how men who date Widows are brave. Today's post describes the … [Read more...] about Dating Is Scary for a W (Widows and Dating Part 3)
“...sometimes I get tired. Sometimes I get bored. And sometimes all I want, more than anything else in the world, is to go on a freaking date.” Kiersten White, Paranormalcy A Keeping It Real Post This post is part of a series from a special topic request. Not gonna lie, it … [Read more...] about What You Can Learn From a 16 Year Old (Widows and Dating Part 2)