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Cozy and a bit rumpled. Confession: our house is always a mess. Lately, I can’t keep up and frankly, I haven’t even been trying. Sometimes, life is just busy and you don’t get to choose what falls to the...

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A New Horizon

Last week IZ whisked me off to Cannon Beach for 2 nights. It was lovely. It’s been ages (since our son was 6?) since we’ve been alone in a hotel room together. We’ve just not had people in our world to leave...

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It Still Holds

This lovely man and I are about to celebrate 24 years of marriage in just a short month. And I’ve been reminiscing with him on our long walks this week–it’s amazing to see how far we’ve come. Just today,...

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Advice For a Happy Marriage

I took this photo yesterday in Starbucks and posted it on Instagram with the caption, “for tomorrow we cleanse. . .” not realizing that the paper beneath my cup sums up my advice for a happy marriage. “Talk...

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A Good Man

  Would it surprise you to know that I am a sucker for reality dating shows? I’m not ardent: I tend to google results after about 3 episodes and go back to watching true crime — but I’ll give most dating shows...

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Grow A Pair

Overheard at my house: I don’t know. It’s this stabby pain in my ovary. It’s relentless. ~Oh, I hate it when that happens. You hate it when your ovaries hurt? You have those now? ~I have sympathetic ovaries. ....

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Take The Money And Run

Wedding Toes   IZ and I marked 23 years of marriage on Sunday. Because it was also Father’s Day we are celebrating later this month. Though, that didn’t stop him from surprising me with flowers and a card. He’s...

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The Good, The Beautiful, The Bliss

This photo was taken for a photo tour of my house a few years back. But I go back to it often, because it sums us up. On the porch, having tea, together.  In a few short days (Saturday) IZ and I will celebrate 22 years together....

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Our Picture

Will you let me take our picture? “Will you let me take our picture?” “Sure? What should I do?” “Just hold my hand.” My head is a jumbled mess. I’ve been reading some amazing writing*...

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A Little Romance

Found this on Pinterest and then spent an hour looking for the original source. I can’t locate it. . . but if you know, please tell me! A Little Romance: I love Valentine’s Day. Always have, always will. Even when I...

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