Introducing Housekeeping

29 12 2010

¡Toc Toc!Ugh I have to clean my apartment.  The very thought makes me want to go back to sleep.  I was never a good housekeeper, but it got worse a few years ago during one of the darker times in my life.  Do you ever have those times in your life when you are so down you just stop doing stuff.  Then one day, you find yourself in a deep hole that you have to dig yourself out of?  Well housekeeping is that for me.  I used to be able to keep up with it so that you could come over if you called me 20 minutes ahead.  I think that is pretty normal for people but for me now, I need at least three days notice of visitors.  My biggest fear is that unexpected knock on the door!

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Reinvention Ave.

24 12 2010

This is my blog about reinvention and that’s me over there.  I am a 38-year-old single mother of one girl.  While I absolutely adore her and being her mom, she’s 12 and she is growing up and away from me.  I am finding myself on the precipice of not being “Mom” anymore and back to just being Angie.  In no way do I feel bad about that.  I am actually excited again.  You see, before I became Angie the mom, I wasted a lot of time.  I had a lot of big ideas and did nothing with them.  I’m not going to allow that to happen to me again! Read the rest of this entry »