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One year out of the military, and the ride’s still not over

A year ago, my husband, Francis, stood on a stage before our family and friends in his Navy dress uniform… Continue reading »

The deed is done, but not forgotten

“Ach! I’ve got to get rid of this albatross around my neck!” my husband Francis exclaimed recently, with plenty of… Continue reading »

The Duke and Duchess of Prom

“Oh, Mom,” my daughter Anna crooned dreamily on the way home from Junior Prom last Saturday. “We went outside for… Continue reading »

Spring Break, Eighties Style

“Don’t crush the groceries!” I yelled as my teenage son smashed the car top carrier lid closed. With everything for… Continue reading »

Father’s Day: Keeping it simple

My 40-something brain regularly forgets that my sunglasses are perched on my head, can’t remember where I parked the minivan,… Continue reading »

Winter Wondering

I love snowy white winters, but ever since the Navy moved us to Florida, the only flakes we see are… Continue reading »

Sentimental Sofa

When I met my husband almost 20 years ago, he had a couch. It was his “bachelor couch,” and even… Continue reading »

Labor Daydreams

Today is Labor Day, a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. But who are these… Continue reading »

A Midsummer Night’s Scheme

On any given summer night, the teens of our great nation take to the streets of their respective towns in… Continue reading »

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