Category Archives: Marriage

If It Ain’t Broke

Consistency. It’s a huge part of my internal make-up. I believe if you find something worthwhile, you should a) appreciate it and b) keep it. That is why I have been married to the same mostly wonderful man for 31 … Continue reading

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I’m In Love With My Lawn Boy

There are many ways to judge a man’s character. How he treats his mother, the elderly, children, retail clerks and waiters is a good start. “Please” and “thank you,” to me, show more than just good manners. There are other … Continue reading

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Marvelous Night for a Moondance

“Coolest thing EVER!” This was all I could write to describe witnessing the total eclipse of the sun yesterday. I was at a loss for words, and this happens rarely. I don’t wear my heart on my sleeve, but it occasionally … Continue reading

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A Dancer Dances

I have never been the graceful type. I’ve never taken a single dance class, worn a tutu* or in any way dreamed of being a ballerina. My mother intrinsically understood me. While she shuttled my pink-clad from head-to-toe sister to dance … Continue reading

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Need A Math Tutor?

You have to love a place that has “Café” in its name, yet doesn’t serve food. Husbands, take notice. Saturday was a dream day for me. Perhaps it was repayment for my attendance at a Blues’ hockey game the week before, … Continue reading

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Pass the Pi

I have this thing my husband calls my patent-pending salmon maneuver. If I see crowds going one way, I am compelled to go the opposite direction. If you tell me to do something, it’s very likely I won’t. I am in no way … Continue reading

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Buzzkill McGhee

I have a shocking confession to make. I sleep with someone besides my husband. He shares his bed with another, as well. Perhaps this is the key to our rather successful thirty-plus year union? Don’t judge, it works for us. … Continue reading

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