Category Archives: Family Stuff

Growing Old Together

March 31, 2015

When Steve and I got married, fourteen years ago today, I read this stanza from Robert Browning to him: Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith, “A whole I planned, Youth shows but […]

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Time Skateboards By

November 5, 2014

Yesterday my husband and I shared something that sets us apart as a couple, something we love sharing with each other:  our double birthday. These birthdays have gained a warp speed lately and pile up more rapidly with each year, leaving us wondering how another 12 months could possibly have passed already. I’ve revised the […]

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I Survived

August 14, 2014

In a few hours, I’ll leave for the airport to pick Steve up. I can’t wait! I survived the week, but I’m so glad it wasn’t any longer. And I’m not the only one. Our cat (and our neighbor’s cat – his best bud, bunkmate, and daily dinner guest) have protested their later morning breakfast […]

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Time Alone

August 7, 2014

This morning, I got up in the dark to drive Steve to the airport. I miss him already. A week is a long time and we’ve rarely been apart this long. And yet, I’m the one who encouraged him to take this trip to be present at two different family events, both in the same state — although opposite […]

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