Today I am thankful to live in a place that can be 40 degrees in the morning when you wake up, but by lunch be 73, sunny, and perfect for a picnic in the park. It gets just cold enough to bundle up, to want to stay in your warm bed, have a mug of hot cocoa or even put on the fireplace if you have one…but warms up enough most days to remind me why I live in mostly sunny Southern California and not on the blizzard-prone East Coast . And for this, I am grateful.
I'm 42, a remarried mom of an 8 year old girl and a toddler son, a teacher, and a writer. People tell me I tend to be brutally honest and ...tell it like it is, so I had hoped to use this outlet to keep me sane while I got used to my new life as a stay-at-home Mom back when I was home with my daughter....it worked. And it's been therapeutic through the end of a marriage and the emergence of me...View all of Joy's posts.