Category Archives: Marriage

The Gold Ring

It’s funny how your mind can drift. One minute you are thinking about something and the next you have traveled to a completely different thought. It happened to me the other day. I was focused on my diet and the … Continue reading

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The Escape

When the last dishes were washed and had been consigned to their proper places in the cupboard, she smoothed the pleats of her apron, and finally allowed herself a few moments to sit down.  She could hear the soft banter … Continue reading

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Love Is

Love is the hand that touches anothers heart Love is laughing for no reason other than you want to Love is saying silly things and not caring who hears them Love is a feeling that you are better when you … Continue reading

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Friends

When your days appear diminished When your heart is tested and When your life is wrapped in anguish When you strive to understand What has happened to your journey When it’s not the path you planned When your life is … Continue reading

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This Is That Time Of The Year

When I stop long enough to look around me at another festive Christmas season, I quickly reflect on the fact that I have been blessed with the ability to enjoy 79 of them.  Of, course I don’t remember the first … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Taste

I remember sitting on the old black stove in the kitchen as a little boy while my mother taught me how to tie my shoes.  Beyond that, I never needed guidance getting dressed until, in my teens, my dad taught … Continue reading

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The Price of Sitting Down

I have always had a walk behind mower.  Some had front wheel propulsion, but others I had to push. However, in the past few years, the almost perfect woman began getting on my case about my yard activity.  I would … Continue reading

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Let Him Dig

Why is it that men, myself included, have so much trouble asking for assistance, or directions. For some reason, we seem to be missing a gene that precludes us from ever seeking advice. This is not to say we won’t … Continue reading

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Love

Love is the hand that touches another’s heart Love is laughing for no reason other than you want to Love is saying silly things and not caring who hears them Love is a feeling that you are better when you … Continue reading

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Living Through

I am still wrestling with the recent loss of my beloved wife.  It is still early.  I understand that.  It is still a raw and open wound.  Too fresh to have begun healing.  Still bandaged in grief. They say there … Continue reading

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