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Our marital lexicon

“Don’t think too hard before you answer,” my husband said at 11:30pm as I was about to roll over in bed and turn off the light, “but do you want me to make nachos?” That was how I knew he … Continue reading

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A Stay Together Ride

Originally posted on Never Done It That Way Before:
Hello there, dear ones. I have missed you.  It’s been a heck of a month (or more).  It’s been Advent, and Christmas, and now it is flu season.  And I have…

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A fine balance

“I haven’t screwed up this big in awhile.” That’s the Facebook status I posted on Saturday morning. As I mentioned in my previous post, I’d been away from home on business travel for six days.  I woke up early on … Continue reading

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Someone else’s words

There are a few occasions in life that require giving cards – Valentine’s Day is one. But when your love is time-tested and your feelings are deep and complex, someone else’s words on a drugstore greeting card simply don’t suffice. … Continue reading

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Dearly beloved

Twenty two years ago we stood in front of a small crowd of family and friends and promised we’d love each other and stay together “for better or for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health.” Thankfully … Continue reading

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How did we get here so fast?

On a misty March evening in San Francisco, my husband and I went to dinner at a favorite noodle restaurant in the Marina. Afterwards, we strolled down Chestnut Street, holding hands, and stopped in front of a flower store.  There, … Continue reading

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A spontaneous date

My husband and I had a date yesterday morning. We left our 7 year olds watching a Saturday morning movie and our teenager and adult niece sleeping in.  I put on mascara and earrings, and we drove up to the … Continue reading

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