May your last days of 2017 be filled with love, joy, and laughter as this wacky year comes to a close. When in doubt, say yes to the ride! If you enjoy these posts, please follow fickleflame.com and please share!Read more "Up Down Around"
I went on a date the other night that broke my heart a little. Though perfectly “fine”, nothing dramatic, no sparks, nothing unusual, there was no attraction (on my part), totally different lifestyles, and no reason, that I could see, to go out again. I found myself staring at the jeweled cufflink peaking out from […]Read more "Step by Step"
Do your weeks have themes? Mine frequently do and though I usually take it as a good sign that I'm tapped into the cosmic joke and have slowed down enough to observe the synchronicity happening around me, it is also strange to know that I'm part of a bigger picture of which I was until […]Read more "Want/Be"
I’m sitting on top of a hill, looking down on Griffith Observatory and the crowds that have flocked to see 2017’s “American” Solar Eclipse. I hear cheering and see TV station’s satellite trucks lined up below and I’m wearing funny little glasses that make it too dark to see anything other than the disappearing sun. […]Read more "Cosmic"
Shortly after starting this blog, which centers around dating, I stopped caring about dating. Ha! Like all of the sudden I just didn’t care about figuring it out and making it happen. Any of it. Including the “you’re 38, are you going to have kids or not?” part. I really don’t know why, but the […]Read more "The Irony of Letting Go. "
I fell off of the dating and writing wagons a few weeks ago, in part due to my schedule and in part because after months of doing, I just wanted to be. And in that time, as I’ve pulled away from too much thinking, analyzing, and planning, things have, as they do, just started to […]Read more "Break"
38. Female. Creative. Happy. Single. Tick Tock. To have or not to have? I was recently chatting with a couple of coworkers when the subject of children came up. “I just don’t feel like having children RIGHT NOW is the problem,” I heard myself saying to them, both of whom have children and somehow manage […]Read more "tick tock. Tick Tock. TICK TOCK."