Today I am thankful for appointments at the DMV. As a result, what could have taken me all day to do, only took half an hour. And as a result of that, I got to spend a lovely afternoon with Maya and my Mom…hanging out in the book store, getting a Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate at Starbucks (for me, not Maya – she had a chocolate chip cookie and apple juice) and enjoying our Friday afternoon. And for all of those things really, 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.