Today, I was working hard on the outside landscaping (more on that in tomorrow’s post). Most of the time, when I’m out front doing something that will take a while, I plant my iPhone on top of my fence and … Read the rest
Posts Categorized: Relationships
Gee, I sure hope not!
The final day of shared self-reflection on my (now willing to admit) interesting life. We pick up from where we were yesterday, fired at the nadir of the financial crisis of 2009.
Nobody wants me… Read the rest
People get it wrong frequently.
Adulthood isn’t about age (I have that). Adulthood isn’t even about maturity (I don’t have that).
Adulthood is about responsibility.
It’s why you can sometimes hear the expression, “He matured at a young age” or, … Read the rest
Well. That answers that.
In all likelihood, “that” has always been the answer.
No, you’re not coming in on the middle of a conversation. Or, perhaps, in some ways, you are. It’s a long-running debate I’ve been having and even … Read the rest
It’s been a while since I posted about Valentine’s Day, with some valid reasons, but long-time readers know it holds a special place for me.
There is the unique connection between Valentine’s Day and my Mom. There is the unique … Read the rest
One last time, I suggest before you read this post that you zip through the first post this week (kindly linked for you), so you are prepared for the self-indulgent drivel below. On the plus side, this is the last … Read the rest
Hold it! Before you read today’s post, go back and read yesterday’s post. I’ll wait.
You’re really going through with this? Fine, I wash my hands…this is all self-inflicted from here.
The coming of the new year is a time … Read the rest
A not-quite lifetime ago, I awaited the holidays with a mixture of eagerness and solemnity (25¢ word!).
My excitement, of course, was knowing I would get time off from work (except when I worked retail). My solemnity would come as … Read the rest
I’m serious. My mind has a mind of its own. It’s like my brain is on broadband and the rest of me is on dial-up.
I got another example of this last night/this morning. I woke up from a romantic … Read the rest
Just over two weeks from now, my Dad and Stepmom will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. I think that’s phenomenal.
Not because it’s especially rare, (his Dad and Mom were up to 65 years together when Grandpa died), but because … Read the rest