Category Archives: Marriage

To my soldier on Veterans Day

To my soldier on Veterans Day: 13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 KJV It sure has been a crazy ride, living this military life. There was no … Continue reading

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Love is a battlefield – midlife style

Love is a battlefield… So, I am standing in line at Trader Joe’s. As usual, my quick trip yielded a cart and a half of food, water and wine. I think maybe their carts are too small. Anyways, I am … Continue reading

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Marriage, like travel, is a journey

Marriage, like travel, is a journey. Charting your destination, off you go. “In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.” –  Charles Schulz On this day, almost three and half decades ago, the two of us … Continue reading

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Steps, stones and serenity in Positano

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” – John Steinbeck, 1953 If you have ever had the opportunity to visit Positano, the words … Continue reading

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From This Day Forward – A Book Review

“As God by creation made two of one, so again by marriage He made one of two.”  Thomas Adams Disclosure: I was given a copy of this book to review by Family Christian.  All opinions are my own. About a month … Continue reading

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Menopause transformed the bedroom into a brothel

“Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.” – Mae West Yes, peri-menopause is making me a changed woman. It is doing things to my body and brain that I never knew it could. … Continue reading

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When minutes add up to years

“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.” – Albert Einstein Doing my “bicycle exercises” is definitely helping the … Continue reading

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Keeping the Fire Burning – Against All Odds

“Keep the fire lit in your marriage and your life will be filled with warmth.”-Fawn Weaver This past August, my husband and I celebrated a milestone in our lives – our 30-year wedding anniversary. Three decades! Over 10,000 days being married. … Continue reading

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Memory Lane Meets Abbey Road

When the Beatles made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, I was a toddler. It would be a few years before I truly understood who and what the Beatles were, and how they impacted our lives musically. And, who … Continue reading

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Love Will Keep Us Together???

“Love will keep us together.” – hit song by The Captain and Tennille Thirty-nine years. And it is over. My heart is breaking for Captain and Tennille, (Daryl  Dragon and Toni Tennille) who are divorcing after nearly four decades of marriage. … Continue reading

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