Category Archives: long marriage

SIXTY-SIX YEARS!

“Hey, Mom, guess what I found in the attic in our old house on 18th Street,” Roger called as he excitedly showed me my wedding dress.  We had moved into that house in 1965 so it had been there thirty-five … Continue reading

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IN SICKNESS

I’ve learned the story of why this bike is parked here at Mazie’s house every day for ten hours.  Sad, really.  Jake is the rider.  Jake and Mazie were married for 24 years.  They divorced 37 years ago and neither … Continue reading

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LONG HAPPY MARRIAGE

I’ve been working too hard.  Found a skit from years ago.  Decided to share a peek in our morning routine.  Just enough truth to be funny I hope!  😀 ONETA/SAMMY – MORNING ROUTINE – LONG HAPPY MARRIAGE Alarm clock goes … Continue reading

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HOME WITH SAMMY

TO SAMMY- 66 YEARS OF HOME Home, fortunate to be my pleasant place; my hubby and I talk face to face. Home, all my belongings there I stash; got a lot of stuff, just not cash. Home, cars can park … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL THE WHISTLE SAY TODAY?

Feeling chilly Fran put the teapot on and went back to her warm bed. Six years ago Jim bought the whistling teapot.   They lay in bed many mornings fitting words to the rhythm of its whistle.   Silly things, kiddie things.  … Continue reading

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CHICKEN LITTLE? OR IS THE SKY FALLING?

Her name was Cherry; his was Barry.  So it was quite natural for their first date to be at the local drive-in where they ordered Cherry-berry drinks.  It had been thumbs-up for two years.  Natural for marriage in the making, … Continue reading

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LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND

    Man/woman relationships are established in Genesis. Marriage, including sex, between one man and one woman is God’s plan. The book is replete with cases that are not one man/one woman, but I can’t think of any that did … Continue reading

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UNBAKED LOVE

Sugar tarts, Sweethearts; Marriage starts – Offensive arts –  Flying darts – Marriage parts. They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  But unfortunately many woman like me, lack the skills to make cooking a stable foundation for … Continue reading

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SILENCE

(Note: This is fictitious. My experience only via peers) Poets are often out of balance When extolling the beauty of silence.             The quietness after the screaming child           The stillness … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAMMY

I  owe, I  owe so off to work you go! Not many people stay so pleasant when going off to work on a hot summer day.  Hats off to my hubby – my darling, dashing Englishman.  He decided to be … Continue reading

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