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Pork Chop Envy

It was another gloomy winter afternoon in our working-class English village. Ever since we’d been stationed at JAC Molesworth in… Continue reading »

Alarm bells ring … Are you listening?

Every so often, something occurs that causes married couples to question everything. It happened to me, just last week. One… Continue reading »

True romance is a gas

Ten years ago, when my family was stationed in Virginia, a boring weeknight in the suburbs inspired me to write… Continue reading »

Snow Plows and Wedding Vows

After 23 years of marriage, I know relationships are tested. Power struggles surface during unexpected moments, when complex facets of… Continue reading »

5 Simple Steps to Romantic Spontaneity!

This Valentine’s Day, I’ll be up at o-dark-thirty to drive my husband to the airport for another overseas military work… Continue reading »

When the power goes out

“Do you think you bought enough?” I asked sarcastically, as my husband dropped multiple Stop & Shop bags on the… Continue reading »

I love Lucy, and her twin beds

A fellow military spouse once told me that I reminded her of Lucille Ball’s character in the iconic 1960s television… Continue reading »

The Silent Treatment

I talk too much. I’m the kind of person who has to fill awkward silences. Who can’t tell a story… Continue reading »

Tortured Tenderness

I really don’t mean to be a bummer, but I just googled Saint Valentine and learned that, not only was… Continue reading »

My husband, in the bathroom, with the razor

Recently, while scraping the toothpaste plops out of our bathroom sink in anticipation of holiday guests, I had an epiphany…. Continue reading »

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