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What If…….?

I was involved in a fender bender the other night. No air bags inflated and no one was hurt. But the left front fender of my car is a dented, ugly mess and will remain so until I hear from the insurance adjuster. I do hope he calls soon, because my poor car, while drivable,

By | 2018-12-15T15:12:13+00:00 December 15th, 2018|Categories: Driving, Marriage|16 Comments

If I Should Die Before You……

Please don’t stop reading.  I promise that, despite the title, what follows is not a downer.  Rather, it’s an observation, a practical consideration, and maybe even a little bit funny. What precipitated my seemingly ghoulish reflection was an actual conversation I had with my husband, a semi-retired attorney, who, for the past three years has

By | 2017-07-11T19:19:14+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Death, Invisible, Marriage, Spouse|14 Comments

Becoming the Quibblers

When I was a young married person, I would sometimes find myself in the company of an older married couple who had been together for a very long time.  And it was impossible not to notice that they would frequently disagree over the most unimportant subjects.   And this disagreement would invariably lead to an argument.

By | 2016-12-01T13:45:07+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Categories: Marriage, Relationships, Spouse|14 Comments

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow…..

When it comes to decluttering, the world seems to consist of two types of people: those who are able to divest themselves of inanimate objects once they’ve outlived their usefulness, and those who would sentimentally cling to an old rubber band. Darned if I know why letting go of things is so difficult for some people,

By | 2016-07-30T12:36:47+00:00 July 30th, 2016|Categories: Clutter, Housekeeping, Marriage, Spouse|3 Comments