So Many Losses…

After my “temporary death experience” in September 2018, I realized that I’d been miserable since my idiot husband decided to commit suicide. After glimpsing heaven, I knew that I had to make some draconian changes, so I sold off everything in a big...

Today, I Turned 60!

As my friend Rhonda said, this may be my 60th birthday, but it’s my first “zombie birthday”! On September 5, 2018, I bled out (subsequent to a botched medical procedure), had a heart attack and died. I was dead (no vital signs and no heartbeat) for...

Teddy and I Are Together Again.

Moving to the Midwest was a big deal. Just this week, I spent some time in the local DMV and obtained a new license, new plates for the car, and a new title. A few days ago, I applied for Social Security benefits. I’ve been working since I was 11 years old, and...

Ridin’ Around in My Automobile…

It’s utterly shocking how much I’m enjoying having no encumbrances. My house sold and closed two weeks ago, so there are no taxes to pay and no mortgages to worry about and no trees that need trimming and no gutters that must be cleaned. I’m...

An Important Anniversary…

Today marks an anniversary for me, and a very important one. Six months ago, on September 5th, 2018, I went into a hospital for a minor medical procedure (a “lady parts” thing). When I stood up (in the recovery room) to get dressed, I was bleeding...

My New Life…

As of yesterday, my new life in the Midwest has begun. I’m now living in a bedroom (with a private bath) and there’s even space for Seabiscuit (my Prius C) in the garage. For the first time in a long time, I awakened this morning feeling only a deep...