A Land Enchanted

June 8, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life

As a child I imagined the age of forty would find me holding a PhD and having four sons loving me from every corner of my world. I suppose I’m finding out that turning forty is no panacea, no final exorcism of every internal demon…

Forty: The Age of Reason

June 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Divorce, Marriage, On Life

Tricia’s approaching 40 and she’s on a roll. Literally. No really, literally. She’s recently decided to follow her life long passion for writing and literature wherever it leads her…

It’s complicated, but worth it…

January 13, 2010 by  
Filed under Divorce, Marriage, On Relationships, Single

Finally got to see It’s Complicated and I loved it! The movie stars Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin as divorced parents of three adult kids who “reconnect” during an out of town trip. To complicate matters, Baldwin is currently married to his former mistress and Streep is being courted by her architect, played by Steve […]

‘Tis Better to Have Loved and Lost

December 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Divorce, On Life, On Relationships, Single

It’s the end of the year and time for the usual year end reflection. If you’re nearing forty, it’s probably a time to be doubly reflective. Today Rachel reflects on loving, losing love and how all of it is just a part of developing… My parents divorced when I was seven years old. I remember […]