Category Archives: Military Marriage

Shear terror – true confessions of an Army wife

  Shear terror – an ironic play on words. I submitted this piece to the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop pre-conference writing contest. Alas, it was not, a-hem, cut out to be a winner. I did however, want to share it, … Continue reading

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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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A Day in the Life of a Military Wife

“Behind every strong soldier, there is an even stronger woman who stands behind him, supports him, and loves him with all her heart.” – Unknown Last night, two days out from Independence Day, I was cursing the firecrackers that some … Continue reading

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Some quiet time with Super Heroes

 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  John 15:13 NIV A few years ago, my husband and I answered a call for volunteers for our local historical society. I am not embarrassed to … Continue reading

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