Posts Tagged ‘ marriage ’

Coming unzipped.

August 7, 2017
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Last week, my husband Michael and I were putting fresh sheets on the bed. He held up his pillowcase liner in one hand, a broken zipper head in the other hand, caught my eye, and…

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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

July 28, 2017
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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

We said we’d wait at least another decade before going back to Disneyland after the last exhausting visit, but there we were, only two years later, going back. Such a reversal in not without precedent.…

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Wife not pushy about Amazon dash buttons

July 21, 2017
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My wife goes along with my random ponderings—theories about the universe, why things happen as they do, world issues and, of course, why American life isn’t complete without Amazon dash buttons. “Have you seen those…

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When I get lost and technology fails me.

July 17, 2017
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You know those lab rats that run through mazes?  Well, if I ever got reincarnated as one of them, I’d be in deep rat doo-doo.  I couldn’t find my out of a paper bag if…

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Another installment of “Scenes from a boomer marriage”

June 21, 2017
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Where does the time go? Hubs and I recently celebrated our 20th anniversary. Two decades! Not that I doubted we could do it. I just can’t believe this much time has passed. Part of what’s…

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Wife says ‘You two are better than U2!’

June 9, 2017
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I’ve been married almost 17 years, and I know that my wife is not materialistic. For Christmas, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and birthdays, she doesn’t want much. She’s more into the thought and love behind a…

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I’m Not Your Stepping Stone

June 1, 2017
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The phone rang shortly after noon one day last week. The display indicated the call was from my beloved wife, Carol, no doubt stealing a few minutes from her lunch break to express her profound affection…

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All Washed Up

May 22, 2017
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I came downstairs the other morning to find a pile of laundry at the foot of the steps. Not washed and folded laundry neatly placed in a basket and ready to carry upstairs — but…

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Dungeons & Dragons

April 5, 2017
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Today I am grateful for the game Dungeons and Dragons.  And for the love of God will someone please start a club that meets regularly and wants my husband to play this game?  It drives…

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My Confession to My Readers

March 21, 2017
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Lately, I’ve been carrying a heavy burden that I need to get off my chest. There are many things I feel guilty about, and I just have to come clean about them. In the spirit…

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