The Other Side Of '13'
Help can come from unexpected voices if you're listening.
Theresa stopped the entire Zumba class. Someone’s husband was talking to her so loudly she couldn’t function. But he was nowhere to be seen. She had to deliver his message to his wife. She did. Then class resumed like normal.
I was channel surfing last night when I came across TLC’s “Long Island Medium” starring...
How Could This Possibly Have Happened?
The unexpected. It’s what happens when you have everything planned out perfectly. And when the rollercoaster gets going, you just have to let life take flight.My daughter’s preparation for final exams at school is giving me flashbacks of how true this is.
Flashback #1: When my daughter was in kindergarten, the students were studying the metamorphosis of caterpillars. They had a...
"I Do" and So Can You
Thank you, President Obama, for endorsing same-sex marriage this past week. You unleashed the souls of many, allowing them to love freely.
Don announced to me, “I’m getting a divorce.” Don worked for the printing company that printed the bank’s employee newsletter, which I was editor of. In addition to our serious professional relationship we had a very fun, casual friendship....
Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya, oh Lord, kumbaya.
100 bottles of beer on the wall. 100 bottles of beer. Take one down, pass it around, 99 bottles of beer on the wall. 99 bottles of beer on the wall……..
Ah, those tunes we sang around the campfire. As the school year winds down, parents prepare to gleefully embrace the next season, sending their children to summer camp. Yipee! Time...
Boy, Was I Fooled On March 28, 2007
Uch, his smirk makes me sick to my stomach now.
I have always believed that most people are trustworthy to the core. And I still believe it despite how I was fooled on March 28, 2007.
Today, John Edwards's trial for misusing campaign funds to cover up his affair with Rielle Hunter while he pursued presidential election in 2008 is winding down. He has pleaded not guilty. The case...
Falling (More) In Love At Wal-Mart
Today I went to Wal-Mart. A man with an equally long list of “Things To Buy” stopped me. “Excuse me, miss, can you tell me what these are?” he asked, pointing to the words on his list “knee-high or trouser socks.” He explained that his wife had asked him to buy some for her. I was quite taken by his steadfastness to find exactly what she wanted. It would have been...
Can Your Marriage Pass the 50-Year Mark?
What's the best way to achieve everlasting matrimony? Why waste your money on counselors and therapists when you can get advice from a host of couples all married more than 50 years themselves!
How To Make Love Last 70 Years
The path to a lifelong love is filled with ups and downs and everything in-between. How do you get to 70 years together? I interviewed married couples at intervals of five years to get their advice, all the way to 70……….You’ll be surprised by what the “still honeymooning” couple had to say. Don’t cheat, read in order:
5 years – Victor and Sheila
“We have a...