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
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
In this universe, life is good. Celebrating 30 years of marriage to the best man I've ever known ... in Jamaica!
Wow! I'm so impressed with us because MARRIAGE AIN'T EASY. It's hilarious that I said that because, actually, being married to SweetBaby for 30 years actually HAS been a bit of a sweet ride. It's true that it isn't easy but we had one thing going for us that has made all the difference … Continue reading 30 Year Wedding Anniversary Today!
Sometimes, and always unexpectedly, I bring fits of laughter to my husband. I call him SweetBaby - at least I used to. In three days we'll have been married 30 years. The pet names don't flow as quickly as they used to. I need to get back to that. Besides, SweetBaby is a cool name, … Continue reading How to Start Your Husband’s Day Right