Tag Archives: marriage

Separation Anxiety

When my mother died many years ago, my father tried to do things exactly the same way Mother did.  When Mother made a green salad, iceberg was her lettuce of choice.  Her sandwiches were spread with Miracle Whip.  White bread … Continue reading

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Blessings on the Wind

When I was in Florida last week, my sister-in-law and my niece and I gathered shells on the beach.  The ones we picked were little scallop shells that sea mollusks had piecered a little hole at the top. My niece … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Men and Women

I wear glasses from the moment I get up in the morning until the moment I get in bed at night and have done so for most of the 41 years I have been married. I have had the same … Continue reading

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Listen to What I Mean

“I could use a new windshield,” my husband said to me, ” but I guess it’s not worth it.” “No,” I agreed. “Not on a car as old as yours.  Well, actually your car isn’t old, it just has a … Continue reading

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Laying Stones on a Sunday Afternoon

Yesterday my husband and I went to the garden center to buy stones to place around the patio on our little courtyard for drainage. We had looked all over to find stones we liked and had finally found some river … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four

24 is a TV series that stars Kiefer Sutherland as a counter terrorist agent. Each episode depicts twenty-four hours in his character’s life. I believe it ended a couple of years ago, though I think I read where it is … Continue reading

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The Things We Keep

Saturday our little neighborhood is having a garage sale. Since neither George nor I are packrats, I haven’t found too many things to offer at the end of my driveway. An old crockpot, a roaster oven, a camping stool, melamine … Continue reading

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