Category Archives: Relationships

Look Closely

I’m on spring break for the next two weeks, so obviously I am waking earlier than usual. This morning I decided to take a stroll around my property. It had rained in the early morning hours and the smell of … Continue reading

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For The Love of Mother’s Day

Recently I read a post on Facebook that a mother had written explaining why she had not raised her son to celebrate mother’s day. She felt that Mother’s Day was a huge lie in extolling the virtues of mothers. All … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Memories

There has never been a day in my life that my Grandma LaRue hasn’t been a presence, a memory, or a thought away.  Growing up, Summer vacations, holidays, birthdays, weekends, all found me at Grandma and Grandpa’s house on Riverside … Continue reading

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My Grandma, My Heart

Two hours. That’s how long she has been gone. Such a short time but my world seems darker, colder, lonelier, without her in it. I know in time that this ache will subside, that the tears will stop, the heartache … Continue reading

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Just Curious

My friend John recently mentioned that some folks thought he was gay because of his stand on marriage equality.  Lately I have had that same reaction from people.  A few friends have messaged me on Facebook asking me about my sexual … Continue reading

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Imagine

A friend posted something on Facebook today.  She wondered why kids were so mean and why they said horrible things about each other.  It reminded me of a time when my oldest daughter was a freshman in high school.  She … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Love

On August 27, 2011 they will have been married for 45 years. They met in 1964. Both worked at the Portland International Airport. He worked for Northwest Airlines and she worked in the Employee restaurant. He asked her out one … Continue reading

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