I have lived in Siem Reap, Cambodia since December 2, 2018. I live at a hotel in the Way No area of town Close to th e river that is a pleasant walk with benches to sit and enjoy. There are vendors along the street selling fruit shakes or nuts and traditional Cambodian food. noodles … Continue reading Living in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Well I married that guy. Being only eighteen, I was the brightest bulb. I met him when I was sixteen, so I really didn't grow much in that time. I was pregnant with my son. I won't go into that right now. But he had a crappy job and I had a decent job straight out … Continue reading The Journey
Well here I am In Cambodia. The famous Angkor Wat is here in Siem Reap. The 7th wonder of the world!! I lived here previously for six months and made friends with fellow Americans and Brits. I plan on staying here for now. I am staying at a hotel. My Brit friend is running the … Continue reading LIVING IN SIEM REAP CAMBODIA
This blog is about domestic violence. Not present day domestic violence, but domestic violence when it didn't have a name. back in the 60's and 70's when there was no such terms as "battered wife" or "domestic violence" . There were no shelters, no mental health providers no support from family or friends. No police … Continue reading In the Beginning
Well with my ex not taking the kids, it became stressful. I had no parents, they had died in my twenties. I had no siblings and you don't have very many friends with five kids and low money. The boyfriend didn't work out. Either did the next one. Both had been men I had known … Continue reading Movin On
Well I have arrived in Siem Reap,Cambodia from Thailand!! I left my life in America. My journey started in January 2016 when my home was sold and started my adventure. I left San Diego that month in my Roadtrek RV. My family was in tatters. So leaving was not a problem. Any trouble I had … Continue reading Enjoying the day
Well the day of the funeral my ex invited all his friends back to my house. We had not been on good terms. Thats the hard part of dealing with domestic trouble. If you have kids you are never free from contact. I was destined to have him in my life. He had returned from … Continue reading Had to deal with former spouse
Well at the moment I am living in Thailand. How did I wind up in Thailand? My son was murdered in 1991. He was 22 years old. I was devastated. My oldest daughter was to be 20 in two days. My son's other sisters were sixteen and twins to be fifteen in two weeks. I … Continue reading Where am I now?
Well I was getting divorced but that was not a great accomplishment. Now I was alone with five kids to raise alone. I mean alone. I would have gone back to New York, but with my parents gone it would not have helped. I had rented the house out for the income but it was … Continue reading The continuing Saga
After I filed for divorce and had a restraining order I felt free. I was scared but free. I enrolled back in school, had a boyfriend, a friend from my high school days and was ok. He had moved out and moved in with his girlfriend. I found out later she was the lady I … Continue reading Moving ON