Tag Archives: marriage

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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Learning History the Best Way

My girlfriend, Linda, is visiting this week.  Since we’ve been friends for over fifty years, we know each other pretty darn well.  Before she arrived, my husband made plans for her first few days with us as he would get … Continue reading

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The Monthly Visitor My Husband Dreads

No, no, no, not that.  I’m waaaay past that.  I’m talking about my monthly subscription to Better Homes and Gardens. This time of year it is filled with ideas for make-overs and projects for the house and yard. I have … Continue reading

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Snap Decisions

I am not good at making decisions. One reason is because I want to make everybody happy. If someone asks me where I’d like to go to dinner, I usually say, “Oh, anything’s fine with me. You pick.” Same thing … 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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Some Chapters Are Beginning to Close for Good

When I started to write this blog, I never gave much thought to what direction I was going to go with it. I certainly never wanted it to be thought of as an old person’s blog, or a blog about … Continue reading

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Removing the Glue from the Wallpaper of Life

I’m exhausted and sore all over.  Yesterday my husband and I spent more than seven straight hours removing wallpaper from the dining room.  It was the original wallpaper when the house was built, so I would have thought that after … Continue reading

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