Category Archives: Love

Don’t Criticize Me, Please

  I’ve been told, by my loving little sister, that I own too many turtlenecks, one of my new purses is too gold (Me: I like it. Her: But it’s gold), I don’t dress appropriately, my appointment scheduling is dumb, I have prominent dark … Continue reading

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Dining Alone Can Be Fun

I realized today that eating out alone isn’t always just eating out alone. Sometimes it can be downright entertaining. I’m a meat-and-potatoes girl/woman/old broad and a new steakhouse as just opened in our city. Because I am a table of one, I … Continue reading

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One More Day

I heard a song today that I haven’t heard in years. While beautiful, back then I could not truly relate to the lyrics. Today though, hearing those lyrics brought me to my knees. What would I do if I were granted One More Day with my husband? … Continue reading

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I Saw A Man Today

    I saw a man today. I forgot how to breathe. He had your nose. He wore your glasses. He had your salt-and-pepper mustache and beard. He swallowed soda from a bottle and it was your swallow. I saw a man today. He … Continue reading

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What If – One Christmas

    Aewl’s Abode recently asked the question, what if you could relive one day in your life. I’ve thought of little else since then. With so many days to choose from, how do I pick just one? This morning, as … Continue reading

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Just Old Fashioned

From time to time I will post something here that may offend some of you. For that I deeply apologize, as this is not my intention. I’m simply speaking my mind. Okay, the more I say ‘speaking my mind’, the more stupid … Continue reading

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A Soldier Died Today

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