Marriage: Like A Dance

Do you know that I have often likened marriage to that of a dance? And, after thirty-three years of marriage, I am still likening marriage to a dance. Hubs leads; I follow. He strides; I stride with him. He dips; I let him dip me. It has not always been an easy dance. It seems …

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The Rhythm of Marriage

Through the years, hubs and I have found a rhythm that works for us. So, I am thinking retirement life will be just fine. We have always loved to spend time with each other, and we have also enjoyed doing our own thing. He will work out in his shops or in the yard. I …

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Thirty-three Years & Counting

On July 2, hubs and I celebrated the big three-three. It was a unique day in which we received word from our realtor that we had some offers on our house for sale. It had just went on the market on June 30 and had three offers by the following day. Now, is that cause …

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Marriage & Major Life Transitions

Hubs and I are in the middle of a major move. He is retiring from his job of thirty years and I just recently quit my job in order to help make the transition. We are moving from the nearest bigger city to his hometown of about 2,000 people. It is a quaint town where …

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My Marriage Vs. My Mom’s Marriage

Hubs and I went to spend some time with my momma this weekend. I felt bad having to leave her on Mother's Day morning. But we live about five hours away, and our son wanted to bring his family to visit us. So, off we drove. My main consoling thought was that my two youngest …

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Marriage: Living La Vida Loca

Marriage Is An Adventure Living the married life, for me, is a true adventure and more so lately. Hubs and I are between homes, moving from one we've been at for over nineteen years and our soon-to-be place of retirement. This includes still working at our full-time jobs for a few more months, several trips …

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To Marry Or Not To Marry

In my last blog on marriage, you might have gotten the impression that I was obsessed with getting married way back when. Far from it. I had actually pretty much given up on meeting the man of my dreams, or someone who might hold my attention for the rest of my life, by the time …

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When You Know, You Know

Celebrating 34 Years Since Our First Date Happy Valentine's Day to all of you wonderful couples out there. It seems quite fitting to be writing about marriage on Valentine's Day. In three days, hubs and I will celebrate thirty-four years since our first date. We usually combine both celebrations, opting for something different each year …

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Marriage: New Discoveries

After being married thirty-two and a half years and knowing my better-half for almost thirty-four years, I learned something new about him while celebrating Christmas during a pandemic. I know, it's incredibly amazing to think you know someone, and then find out that maybe you don't know them as well as you thought you did. …

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