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Walking through one’s life

I braced myself and snuck up on the situation. I knew I would face resistance from my Sweet Al when I told him I was going to get rid of…

Walking through one’s life

I braced myself and snuck up on the situation. I knew I would face resistance from my Sweet Al when I told him I was going to get rid of…

Like fine wine: He’s still the one

Sweet Al is still the one. On April Fools Day, I married a salesman and I have asked myself many times, “What was I thinking?” I was as sober as…

Like fine wine: He’s still the one

Sweet Al is still the one. On April Fools Day, I married a salesman and I have asked myself many times, “What was I thinking?” I was as sober as…

Second choice, but full of faith

Did you ever feel like you were second choice? If you did, apparently Billy Graham did, too. On Monday at our writers’ group, we talked about Graham and how he…

Second choice, but full of faith

Did you ever feel like you were second choice? If you did, apparently Billy Graham did, too. On Monday at our writers’ group, we talked about Graham and how he…

She’s a hard woman to love

When my master’s wife rings the dinner bell, I come running and I get there before my master. I park myself under the dining room table and wait for my…

She’s a hard woman to love

When my master’s wife rings the dinner bell, I come running and I get there before my master. I park myself under the dining room table and wait for my…

Goodbye to the yellow brick road

I’ve walked that yellow brick road in my shiny red shoes with all the gusto and excitement I could muster. On that golden creative path, there was no end to…

Frozen in my mind: Let it go

My mother warned me about days like these. She said we would get old. I didn’t believe her. Every year my Sweet Al has Botox surgery, a 30-minute operation; they…

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