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"42.7% of all statistics are made up on the spot."  UnknownI accidentally volunteered to help with math in my son’s classroom. I had intended to help with literacy but signed up on the wrong day. I hold a grudge against numbers in some ways. They are always too small in my bank account or adding up on some bill I haven’t paid. The real truth is that I like words more. It is words that lend themselves to flights of fancy. Math has always seemed too factual for me.But I volunteered and believe in following through on commitments, so I am learning the new math. For problems in my son’s class, they use a triangle to make addition and subtraction equations, and it always seems to work. The top minus one side equals the other side. The bottoms added together equal the top. There is a lovely clarity in it.
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Tuesday, 16 October 2012 08:40
I found out recently that some friends of mine are breaking up. The woman had an affair — twice.The first time she cheated on her husband, he accepted her apologies and forgave the breach of promise. The second time was the deal-breaker, and they're in the midst of dividing their belongings&
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Monday, 06 August 2012 09:37
So it’s time to give love a second chance. Or is it? How do you when know you’re ready to date? And how long do you wait before telling Mr. Might-Be-Right that you’re — gulp — a divorceé? Such are the issues the D-Word Gals navigate this week. Click the following…
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Saturday, 10 December 2011 07:41
This week’s “D-Word” is a special double feature! First, the ladies delve into the nature of divorce itself. Is it just a break-up with paperwork, or does the very word “divorce” imply something much more significant? And, next, what does one do with the wedding ring once a divorce is…
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Saturday, 03 December 2011 08:13
So I made out with another woman's husband recently. That's right. This here divorce and dating expert got conned by a handsome, sweet- talking cheater. Back up and let me…
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Thursday, 01 December 2011 08:11
It’s one thing to be ready for dating again after divorce.  It’s a whole other thing to be ready for your Ex to jump in the ring as well.  Here, Sarah and the D-Girls contemplate all the mixed emotions that come with knowing that he’s going to be moving on as…
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Saturday, 26 November 2011 07:57
!-{13216208007190}-Over the past three years since I got divorced, it is by far THE most popular statement I've heard from women: "I don't need a man." And it's been said with passion. Power. Ownership. As if it's been EARNED. pan&
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Friday, 18 November 2011 07:52
!-{13208450642710}Hollywood TV and film make the first date 'goodnight kiss' look so easy. It's usually not a closed-mouth 'see-ya-later' kind of kiss, but a deep, lingering, passionate kiss -- the kind that makes the viewer&
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Wednesday, 09 November 2011 08:23
I picked out my next engagement ring this morning. I was flipping through a magazine and turned the page to a De Beers ad and there it was. Nothing like my old engagement ring that I recently sold to help pay bills. This ring was new. And beautiful. It had a different shape and style and a completely different…
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Tuesday, 08 November 2011 07:59
Arched eyebrows, awkward pauses and bursts of laughter — yes, it’s time to talk SEX! Our ladies discuss the strangeness of sharing a bed again, getting intimate, and uncompromising the compromises.
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Saturday, 29 October 2011 09:36