A Cosmopolitan Life

Once upon a time I wanted to lead a cosmopolitan lifestyle.  I wanted to belong to the throngs of the rich and famous and attend glamorous parties.  I wanted to wear beautiful gowns and have my hair and makeup done by the best of the best.  I wanted all these things.

But then I grew up.  I had children and I realized that all those dreams were meaningless.  The best thing in life is watching your children grow and become these wonderful human beings that you created and helped shape.

I wonder now why I ever wanted any of those things.  They don’t amount to happiness.  They can’t complete you in any way.  They are unimportant in the end.


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I am a 43-year-old, single mom of 19-year-old boy/girl twins living in an extremely small town in rural Texas. Currently, I am employed as a Site Supervisor for a prominent corporation that provides security officers for homes and businesses.

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