Category Archives: love

The Happiest Place

Many of you don’t know that Steve is a beautiful writer. When he read the following journal entry to me last night, I asked him if I could post it on my blog. May 27, 2019 After a long day … Continue reading

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Motherhood

Several days ago, I decided to finally start going through boxes I’d retrieved from a storage barn in Tulsa months before. Those boxes had been in that barn for almost 15 years. So, in all honesty, I thought about throwing … Continue reading

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Olfactory Time Machine

Have you ever had the unexpected arrival of a scent trigger a memory? Take you back to another time? It’s 40 degrees and drizzly outside–not very conducive to grilling steaks. So, we decided to broil them inside instead. As the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Once

Beautiful Once Drizzle chilled her as she stared at the house across the street. It must have been beautiful once. Beautiful once. How could she not compare its demise to her marriage? It had been beautiful once, too. Her gaze, … Continue reading

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Politics and Relationships: How to Love a Liberal

I am a lifelong Republican. Steve is a lifelong Democrat. We love each other. I used to wish I could be a fly on the wall in the home of James Carville and Mary Matalin. How could they could be … Continue reading

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