Tag Archives: Love

If the Shoe Fits…

Today is our 43rd anniversary.  I gave my husband the usual sappy, sweet card, but when I opened the one he gave me, instead of the kind that makes me cry, I got one that made me roar with laughter. … Continue reading

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Romanticising the Weather

(Forgive me, WordPress, for I have sinned.  It has been over a year since I posted last.) “I was on the UCONN website today,” my husband said, “and the cover photo was the Wilbur Cross Library in the snow. What … Continue reading

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Where Has the Time Gone?

Fifteen years ago today, I became a grandmother.  I could have phrased this differently:  My beautiful, talented granddaughter is fifteen years old today.  But this is my blog, so it’s all about me.  As I was saying, I became a … Continue reading

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It Keeps On Getting Better

I read somewhere that when people have loved each other for a very long time, love doesn’t get old. It gets better. Today my husband, George, and I have been married forty-one years, and I can attest to the truth … Continue reading

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Preparing for Full Retirement

When my husband was offered a job here four years ago, we decided to take the leap to move from San Antonio to Virginia Beach.  It meant I had to give up my well-paying job as an academic dean.  Since I … Continue reading

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Seeing Myself in a New Light

Since I’ve been incapacitated with this broken foot, my husband has taken over all the household duties that I’ve always done. It’s been difficult for him because he has his own job to do during the day, and then he … Continue reading

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Supergluing My Life Together

He studies the directions on the package of frozen vegetables.  “Cook for 3 1/2—5 minutes.” How do I know how long to cook it? he thinks.  “Put on a microwaveable plate,” it says.  Aren’t all our plates microwaveable? he wonders. … Continue reading

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