This is the first snow of the season. It means change is coming. Fall coats are no longer be sufficient. Hats, scarves and gloves become a part of my daily wardrobe. My car needs time to warm up and I should fill up with gas when it gets down to 1/4 tank.
I really like this time of year. Fall is ending and winter is coming. I like snuggling in front of a fire and wearing sweaters. I like drinking hot chocolate, apple cider and spice tea, in addition to my usual coffee consumption. I like Thanksgiving, the holiday and the practice.
While I welcome this change in season, I am so aware of how I am struggling in my own transition.
I have spent several hours contacting insurance companies to change my name now that I am doing business as Jody Striker, LCPC.
Ben is still collecting our things from the various places where we have been storing them. They are piling u…