Category: Marriage

Hitched in a Barn

They were going for casual. They wanted it to be a simple party. But what my brother and newest sister-in-law pulled off was a very elegant wedding, whether they like it or not. She bought...

Let’s Dance

Things have been a tad bit busy around these parts. Lake. Cape. Weddings. Life. Etcetera. There is a backlog of things I would like to write about on this blog. I’ll get there, eventually. This...

The “Should”s

When we are kids and in our twenties, we hear the “should”s from our parents. When we are in our thirties and forties, we say the “should”s to our kids. When we are in our...

Still Friends

I believe for the month of March, we will have been in the same state for a total of 10 days. That’s probably a good thing.

Claire and Phil

After my last post, some of you may be thinking, “Uh oh, there’s trouble in paradise.” But no one ever claimed this was paradise. Today is our 26th wedding anniversary. The marriage got off...

What’s in a Name?

I’ve become enthralled by a certain Facebook group for Wellesley alums to which I belong. The variety of topics is amazing. (The other day, for instance, there was a question about Ring Pops.) One...

74

74 years this Sunday. That’s how long my grandparents have been married. They have 5 children. After that, it gets complicated. Our family tree would be classified as an invasive plant. And it’s amazing...