For the past three days I have been at death’s door - not exactly, but I did have the migraine from hell and as a result have felt like shit warmed over - bed-ridden, aspirin-popping, Alka-Seltzer chewing, ginger ale swilling, saltines munching, head-throbbing, stomach roiling sick. I blame some questionable chicken salad. Suffice it to [...]
Yesterday, June 14, was my 30th wedding anniversary. Our wedding was held the day after my husband graduated college, and about a week before we moved three hours away from family and friends. The event was the culmination of one blind date and three years of courting - two years of which were long-distance - before [...]
June 6, 2010; originally published at "If Mom Says OK" Today, I wept. The outer edge of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the Panhandle of Florida. I walked the beaches of Navarre, a few miles southeast of Pensacola and found small tar balls at the tide line. [...]
True love is hard work Twenty-seven years practice Almost got it right *The Mister and I are celebrating our 27th anniversary today. Our union may not be perfect, but we sure are having fun working on it.
Today is my 26th wedding anniversary. About two weeks ago, the Mister and I also marked the anniversary of our first date. We don't agree on when that actually was. I say it was June 3, 1983. He insists it was June 1. At this point, it doesn't really matter, except for claiming 'I'm right' [...]
Yesterday the Mister and I marked a quarter of a century married ~ our Silver Anniversary. When I was much younger, I imagined couples reaching 25 years together were, while not exactly old, at least considered mature. As a couple we have weathered many ups and downs, great joys and heartbreaking sorrows. As a couple [...]