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- Real Surfers
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
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- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
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- Extraordinary Sunshine Weaver
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Tag Archives: marriage
Almost the Last minute.
Yesterday we celebrated our 47th wedding anniversary. In honor of that occasion, a few stories from the past came to mind that I probably should share. Here is the first one. It was late July 1971. I would graduate … Continue reading
What the H?
I am reblogging an old post because I can’t keep up with NaBloPoMo! I tried, I really did. I think I may have missed a day,too, but I am not even sure at this point. Anyway, enjoy this post about husbands … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged blog, clueless, coffee cup, considerate, guest towels, Husband, inconsiderate, marriage, master bedroom, not considerate, plugged toilet, plunger, writing, zucchini bread 24 Comments
The Hope Chest
Do today’s young women know what a Hope Chest is? Are they still a “thing”? Hope Chests have been around for a long time. Young unmarried girls would collect things to place in their hope chest, things that they hoped … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged 1970, boomer blog, career, choices, Hope Chest, Lane, marriage, NaBloPoMo 4 Comments
I was nine years old when we first met. She was in her sixties. She was a tiny little lady, somewhat elfish in appearance. Miss Monce was always impeccably dressed in silky dresses, some with large, lacy collars. … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged boomer blog, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Etude Magazine, marriage, memoir, memories, music, Piano, relationships, writing 18 Comments
Daily Prompt: The Clock
I had never been this nervous in my entire life. Never. Does every bride have the jitters on her wedding day? I was usually as calm as a cucumber. Not today. My mom and I were in the Sunday School … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged Daily Prompt, inspiration, Maid of honor, marriage, memoir, nerves, postaday, time, Wedding 28 Comments
Thinking maybe I should devote an entire blogsite to my husband. Despite his obsessive/compulsive workaholic demeanor, he is pretty funny. In almost 41 years I haven’t quite figured out how his brain works or if it does. This … Continue reading