Category: Relationships

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Baby Mama

I am settling down. I bought a house . I just got a raise. I have a good career. I’m going to plant a garden. After ten years of Nomadic living whilst getting a graduate degree at New York University, volunteering in Brazil and Ireland, working in Korea,...

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created to please

I read two fascinating novels this past month, both of them very different (The Fox Woman set in an ancient magical Japan and The Windup Girl set in a future dystopian Thailand) but they...

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Traveler’s Tales on the Pilgrimsteps blog

Within moments of John telling me that he was leaving our marriage, I texted a friend: John is leaving me.  In despair.  Can I come over? I remember almost nothing of that night except...

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Promenade

During his senior year of high school my younger brother-in-law, (who, at the time, was painfully shy, awkward, and introverted) was assigned a girl to ask to prom. Who gave him this assignment? I’m...

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What Facebook Knows…

About two weeks before my spouse left me, I started noticing a change in the FaceBook ads in my sidebar.  They were advertising for divorce attorneys, plastic surgery, and books for wives who had...

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What do you like?

Quite a few of my relatives were disappointed that I didn’t like The Big Bang Theory (not the theory, the TV show 🙂 ). I’m not sure exactly why they thought I’d like it,...