Category Archives: long marriage

TENDER TIMES

A Freudian slip? A name from a former time. The name was not mine! How to deal with this? Didn’t take long to find out. I did it also! ***************** Ronovan’s haiku using words “slip” and “time” brought a long … Continue reading

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“I’LL LOOK AFTER HER”

      How about that three cent stamp!  This was the letter Sammy wrote my parents in 1953. Letterhead was Southwestern Bible College in Oklahoma City.  Dated April 10, 1953: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers,         … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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CANE PAIN

Hope you enjoy this rerun.  It is near the top of all my posts as far as likes and comments.  I still get a kick out of it.  Come and grow old with me. ***************** How humiliating!  I had to … Continue reading

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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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