Wedding Rings

Turns Out I Really Am Selfish

The only other truly significant boyfriend I ever had, decades ago - who has had an enormous impact on my life - once told me that I am selfish.  I don't remember my age at the time - I was 16 or 17 perhaps - but I never forgot that.  For some years, I didn't … Continue reading Turns Out I Really Am Selfish

Sweetbaby at Work in the Yard

Sweetbaby at Work in the Yard

The hubby was working in the yard.  I was taking pictures of him (on the sly, of course). I've been working on drawing moving figures and so I thought this would be a good exercise to try. As you can see, I don't yet have the courage to try hands. My husband does have them! … Continue reading Sweetbaby at Work in the Yard

Wedding Rings

Marriage: The One Question We Always Get and the Answer

Those are my rings in the picture, my weathered hand.  Thirty years ago, this hand looked younger, less wrinkled ... but it was attached to a younger, less-wrinkled me.  Those wrinkles have been earned.  Were this not a relatively new set of rings (you know, weight gain, damage, etc.), I am certain that, if you … Continue reading Marriage: The One Question We Always Get and the Answer

Two-Color Leftovers

Don’t Waste Those Leftovers!

  Years ago, when my children were very young, I used to cook for my family once a week. ONLY once a week. That might seem weird to you or like I neglected them six days a week but, actually, that cooking day was a big, comfortable deal for me and it fed my family … Continue reading Don’t Waste Those Leftovers!