Death, Divorce, & Taxes

Death, Divorce, & Taxes

Death and taxes: You know the saying. We can’t really escape either, so I’m going to group divorce in this category too; the ripple of divorce is almost inescapable and the loss from a divorce is equatable to a death.

Five Reasons to Value a Short Marriage

Five Reasons to Value a Short Marriage

Drew Barrymore is selling wine now. Did you know this? I read it not too long ago in an article about her divorce. Ms. Barrymore had one of those short-lived marriages we like to mock, throwing shade on the young and famous. But out of the death...

We Are Both

We Are Both

Dad. Means what? I’ve got this “Dad” mug in my hand. At first, I felt uncomfortable even holding it. The mug symbolized all the things my ex-husband was not and the weight of this knowledge felt terrible. The past two years of single motherhood...

To Join With Gold

To Join With Gold

We’ve all been there. Our favorite mug, pitcher, teapot, kitsch is in our hands and as we cross the room, bend to perform some mundane action — something happens and we lose our grip. Maybe we see it slowly fall and shatter or maybe...