Dance this mess around

My husband and I went to see The B52's last night. As far as date nights go, this was a great one. We stopped to eat on the way to the show at Margarita's. I got a Blood Orange Margarita, and it was AWESOME. Note: There is no photo of the margarita because, sadly, I … Continue reading Dance this mess around

Message from Mom

So I had a visit last night from my mother. She died in 1996. She visited me in a dream. She was wearing a long white dress that was cinched in at the waist with a sash that I think was also white. I should note that she never dressed like that in real life.  … Continue reading Message from Mom

The right words at the right time

Today, someone told me something that I really needed to hear. We have been dealing with an ongoing issue for years and things rarely go our way. This year there are some new people involved, one of whom we know from another area of our lives. These were the words: "I'm on your side." After … Continue reading The right words at the right time

Another book to read

The Secret Lives of Wives: Women Share What It Really Takes to Stay Married by Iris Krasnow My rating: 4 of 5 stars I thought this book rocked. I was especially happy to find it when I did: at the end of my writing "How to Stay Married in Midlife" and launched the "Sharpen Your … Continue reading Another book to read

Date night

After 19 years of marriage plus 2 more of courtship, I've learned something new about my husband: he's ambidextrous. How did I learn this? I stepped out of my comfort zone for an hour. Way out, actually. My idea of a night out is dinner, maybe a drive to or walk on the beach, ice … Continue reading Date night