Tag Archives: relationships

These Shoes Were Made for Walkin’

Last week my mom and I were having a conversation about shoes.  My mom has always been a lover of shoes.  Not quite with Imelda Marcos exhuberance, but had Dad been a richer man, maybe a close rival. Because my … Continue reading

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A Moment of Reflection

We had just finished painting the living room, and my husband was removing the painter’s tape from the walls. “I’ll have to get the paint out and touch up this area,” he said. I took a look at the area … Continue reading

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Compatibility Test

I finally got my wish: snow days for my husband.  Actually, I was hoping for just one snow day, but we were rewarded with two full snow days and a late opening today. My husband didn’t have to leave  until … Continue reading

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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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Attention, Please!

My daughter is a very busy mom to three children.  I know it’s hard for her to find time to communicate, but I hadn’t heard from her in awhile, so I sent her this survey to get her attention: Dear Mrs. Wilson, You … Continue reading

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As Time Goes By

Last month we had a visit from the son of our dear friend, Barbara, who died in April at the age of 83. (Click on her name to read my post about her.) Her son paid us a visit to … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers

Mondays are my days with three-year-old T.  We listen to my music boxes and sing along to the tunes, we drum and shake, rattle, and chime with my special little people’s musical instruments, we go to the playground and squeal … Continue reading

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A Momentous Decision is Looming

My 65th birthday is coming up fast, and my husband wants to get me the perfect present. He has asked me for ideas, and I have come up blank. This is a tricky situation. What do I ask for that … Continue reading

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Exciting Advances in Neuroscience

I just read an article last week that said scientists are in the early stages of research into brain-to-brain connection. Placing electronic probes against their heads, two men on opposite sides of a university campus were able to make a … Continue reading

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Ain’t We a Pair?

My husband called me from his office when he got to work this morning. “Are you upstairs, by any chance?” “No, I’m still at the breakfast table, reading the paper. Want me to go upstairs?” “Yes, please, if you don’t … Continue reading

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