Category Archives: Marriage

A Painful Life

My husband is having surgery on his foot next Friday (yes, Friday the 13th).  A podiatrist initially diagnosed him as having sinus tarsitis (inflammation of a fleshy area in the middle of the foot), but when her treatments failed to … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It

Sometime after my disappointing birthday, Kate Middleton and Prince William got married. I wasn’t particularly interested in the whole thing, but the family ended up in our bedroom watching a primetime rebroadcasting. I was still feeling a little miffed at my husband, … Continue reading

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Does This Man Even Love Me?

My husband bought me a car charger for my cell phone.  That’s a sweet and thoughtful thing to do, but it would have been even more sweet and thoughtful if he’d bought it when he switched out our phones (without … Continue reading

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Separate Vacations

I never thought I’d be the type.  I love my husband and my kids, and I love being with them.  So why would I even think about taking separate vacations? The idea germinated in January while we were in Kansas … Continue reading

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A Pain in the Foot

Last weekend, my husband had severe pain in his foot for no apparent reason.  It’s just in front and below the ankle.  I did some hunting around on the Internet, and I decided he had tendinitis of the peroneus longus … Continue reading

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As I prepared to leave the house this morning, I paused at my bedside to put on hand lotion. As I typically do, I took off my wedding ring because I didn’t want to dull its beautiful sparkle. And because I … Continue reading

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Miscommunication – Call off the Divorce!

Just before bedtime a couple of nights ago, my husband and I sat on the bed together.  He watched television and I worked on my blog.  I knew he really had no interest in my blog and even thought it … Continue reading

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