Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip or share ideas. On the other hand, we bossed ourselves around, set impossible goals, and demanded longer hours than office jobs usually…

Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip or share ideas. On the other hand, we bossed ourselves around, set impossible goals, and demanded longer hours than office jobs usually…

When your grown children live several states away from you, a visit from them is precious. My youngest and his girlfriend are here with me now. Both are studying for bar exams, so I delight in the chance to be the supportive mom to the studious. During one of their evening study breaks, the three…

My daughters went to their first concert this month and I missed it.  Last December, their dad and I decided it would be their gift from Santa Claus.  He was Santa this past year and in charge of making the purchase.  I knew all along I would not be accompanying them.  I felt the sting…

The percentage of married women having extramarital affairs is on the rise. According to a survey by the National Opinion Research Center, the percentage of women having affairs increased by 40% over the last 20 years. While the rate for women increased to 14.7%, the percentage of men cheating remained at 21%. Social scientists say…

I bought a can opener.  One of the first things I needed after my ex-spouse moved out of the house was a can opener.  He had taken the electric one.  I bought one for cheap – the handheld kind.  When I used it for the first time, I started crying.  In that small, tiny moment,…