The Decatur Navigator A Decatur, Illinois Blog with a Stale Slogan

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Biking in Nelson Park

Decatur News!

For a change, I’m back to news about Decatur! For the last few months, the Decatur Navigator became the Divorce Navigator. I don’t think I’m life...

Footloose and Fancy-Free!

I’m not footloose and fancy-free at this exact minute, but in less than 24 hours I will be. I’m already hyperventilating over going to the courthouse...

On the Deck of the Carpathia

Last Saturday started out quiet and calm. I welcomed the cloudy drizzly “good sleeping” weather. I bought a ticket to the Gin Blossoms concert at the...

Less Crazy

It took having a mini-meltdown to finally come to terms with everything I’ve been feeling. It wasn’t ideal that it happened at work, but nobody was...

Mahapajapati

Questioning Everything

I officially filed the divorce papers today. Somehow I thought it would be a much more difficult process, but it only took a few minutes…and a...

While the divorce isn’t legally settled yet, the realities of it have already begun. I’ve been on a roller coaster of emotions. I feel like I’ve...

Stop Thinking About It

Now that I’m mostly over the shock of coming to terms with a divorce, it’s time to think about the practical implications and my future. My...

Redwood forest in Northern California

It’s Me Again

Remember when I wrote that I wasn’t going to make this blog so personal anymore? Well, I still intend for that to happen, but it’s so...