Old Endings Into New Beginnings

At 33 I can count on one hand how many people I consider true friends and this list includes my husband. I'm perfectly content with my family and few close friends and never yearn for more. While I have been unbelievably lucky to meet new friends whom I've been able to develop deep, meaningful and … Continue reading Old Endings Into New Beginnings

How I Found My Way After A Decade of Floating Adrift

Pingback: https://bysarahwhiley.wordpress.com/2017/05/23/in-the-disconnect/ Daily Prompt: adrift The majority of my twenties was plagued with stress, uncertainty, and a general sense that I was lost at sea, floating adrift into previously uncharted waters. An unpleasant divorce in addition to the first real losses of my life sent me into both a dark hole of isolation and  a tailspin … Continue reading How I Found My Way After A Decade of Floating Adrift

Unexpected Roots

Pingback: https://biaatlas.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/inside-not-out/ Throughout my thirty years I have been very privileged to have experienced living in many states across our great nation. My Dad was in the Navy, so we moved every two years when he was re-stationed until he retired from the Service and we returned home. We lived in Arizona and Washington State and … Continue reading Unexpected Roots

My Wish For You

Pingback: https://perfectlyimperfect32com.blog/2017/03/12/my-wish-for-you/ Pingback: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/wish/ This week we were challenged to show a wish. My wish for you is that your smile stay as bright and genuine as it is in this photograph. My wish for you is that your spirit remain as free and unhibited as displayed here, pure joy spilling out of you. My wish for … Continue reading My Wish For You

An Accidental Feminist?

I did not march yesterday. I wasn't one of the crowd that amassed the inaugural crowd by roughly three times (New York Times). Instead, I split  the day between home and running errands with my son,  followed by dinner at a friends' house, where our children played as we chatted and talked about many things, … Continue reading An Accidental Feminist?

So This Is Christmas

So this is Christmas... and here we find ourselves, another year passed, yet again swamped in wrapping paper, holiday cards, parties, and oh the sweets, all the sweets! I must admit this is my favorite time of year. As a young girl my mother always went out of her way to make Christmastime magical for … Continue reading So This Is Christmas


        For as long as I can remember, Christmastime has been my absolute favorite time of year. I simply love everything about the season; all of the family traditions, the goodwill and giving, the gathering of families around dinner tables everywhere, the decorating, and the smells! Having my child brought even more … Continue reading Perception

Finding Freedom in Forgiveness

A college graduate, a graduate student, married, and a new mother by 24 one could easily say I had a full plate. Madly in love with both my son and my husband, and fortunate enough to be a stay-at-home-mom, I was in love with my life, or what I perceived to be my life. My husband … Continue reading Finding Freedom in Forgiveness