Say My Name, Keep My Name

July 20, 2016 // 2 Comments

“What’s in a name?  That which we call a rose  by any other name would smell as sweet.” — William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Names, who makes them up, [...]

God Bless the Broken Road

May 28, 2016 // 2 Comments

My grandmother needed to fix me, I was missing something important, I was missing God and she insisted on taking care of it. She knew she could not leave it to my heathen [...]

Loss & Grief: The Story of Us

April 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our relationship was in no way perfect.  Like everyone, we had our issues. To me it was a true love story, but that is because it was and is just that, mine. It wasn’t [...]

Let’s Talk More About Sex: My Education

March 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Why do I insist on sex education and an open, honest dialogue about sex with my 16-year-old Precocious Daughter? I have my reasons. (Part One) When I was in elementary school [...]

Love & Marriage: Forever is a Long Time

February 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was June 27, 1981 at around 6:45 p.m. My handsome husband and I had been married for about an hour. We had snuck away to our pre-paid hotel room for a few moments alone [...]

Reflections on 16 Years of Marriage

February 27, 2016 // 3 Comments

My husband and I celebrated 16 years of marriage in December. It seems that an anniversary is a natural time of reflection on all that we’ve been through, both good and [...]
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