Blog Archives for tag love

The Spin Cycle of Life

With our three kids finishing up summer jobs or out with friends, the house was unusually silent last week, except… Continue reading »

From the Archives: Bucketful of Love

Our youngest daughter is home from school with a concussion and a sprained ankle from a sledding accident. The steering… 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 »

Just listen: A father’s full story

I stepped from airport baggage claim into the steamy Richmond sun, and found a bench at curbside pick up. I… 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 »

Hair of the Dog

I’ll admit it, I’ve got a problem. I wake up each morning, brain sluggish and throat dry. I’m not thinking… Continue reading »

Puppy Personality Disorder

  A week ago, my life was normal. I showered regularly. I ran errands. I cooked and cleaned. I watched… Continue reading »

Pomp and Unusual Circumstances

By the time the Abbey’s headmaster got to the graduates whose names started with an “M,” my feet were bloody… Continue reading »

Breaking up is hard to do

  We used to be so good together. You comforted me. You made me happy. I loved you… But after… Continue reading »

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