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meg-waite-clayton's picture
"Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck." — Iris Murdoch And a quick reminder that Friday the 13th might be your lucky day! - Meg
patricia-v-davis's picture
What makes Bridgette and Joe's love story unique is that it prominently features "another woman" -- Bridgette's best friend, Brandy. But before you think, "uh-oh," it's important to note that Brandy is Joe's sister. "I met Brandy when we were both in seventh grade,...
george-h-schofield's picture
If you are living with someone between 50 and Elderly you may have noticed emerging eccentricities. This comes to mind because of one of my own: I detest running out of household paper products. I buy them in large quantities. Brown Eyes, my wife, prefers them in small quantities. When we lived in...
anne-harper's picture
Oh, come on! Is it just me, or is the phrase 'unconstitutional' being overused? E.g: Where in the U.S. Constitution is marriage defined? And the phrase 'all men are created equal' is from the Declaration of Independence, y'all. And who seriously thinks that the Founding Fathers thought of 'men' as...
kathi-burns's picture
When I finally met my true love and decided to marry, we were older than your average couple.Like most women, I had a clear picture in my mind of what our wedding would look like. Unfortunately, ourbudget, or lack thereof, did not come close to matching my vision. I plotted, planned and schemed...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
First, you must know where to look. One of my favorite spiritual authors is Eckhart Tolle. In his bestseller, The Power of Now, Tolle tells of a stranger who walked past a beggar one day, as he held out his tattered baseball cap and muttered, "Spare some change?" The stranger stopped,...
rachel-coyne's picture
This summer I decided to do something extravagant for my garden.  I recruited a photographer (my brother) to take pictures of everything as it bloomed – from the dark chocolate lilies, the tomatoes and morning glories, to the shy, new grapes, peeking out from beneath their shady, green leaves like...
mylene-dressler's picture
She cuts my hair. Her own is a starburst of magenta and yellow, fireworks on display.  It must be fun, every morning, I think, to stand your hair up on end.  It must make you feel constantly surprised. We talk.  She cuts my hair whenever I'm in town, and though months pass before we see each...
roger-peter's picture
Ever heard of the term 'Love shyness'? Love shyness is a term used to describe a condition where a man or a woman starts fearing intimacy or in extreme cases even being with the opposite sex. The thought of being with the opposite sex creates a sense of anxiety so strong that the person tries to...
patricia-v-davis's picture
What are the secrets to a long and happy marriage? Well, it took me a while to find a dozen couples who have been married for 30 years or more who could answer that question, but once I did, their answers were surprisingly simple. Below are their top five rules for maintaining a joyful, lasting...