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Marriage: Is It Happily Ever After?

Marriage: Is It Happily Ever After?

“Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” ~Ambrose Bierce Click to tweet   The Long And Short of Love and Marriage   Before we’re able to walk or talk, we’re introduced to love and marriage;  and happily ever after. Yup, our parents read those fairy tales...
A Letter To My Dad

A Letter To My Dad

I have much to be thankful for. In all of my goings on, I realize and accept my dad’s love. ~Frantastically Fran   A Heartfelt Letter to My Dad   Dear Dad: Life was not always a bowl of cherries. There were good times and bad. My life memories are a whole lot...
My life In 20 Memories: List Writing

My life In 20 Memories: List Writing

And as you walk your road, as you live your life, RELISH THE ROAD. And relish the fact that the road of your life will probably be a windy road. ~Suzan-Lori Parks Click to tweet     My Life Told In 20 Memories Over 47 Years   I read about a different kind of...
Meeting My Half Siblings

Meeting My Half Siblings

Becoming Acquainted with my half siblings was another item on my to do list after meeting my biological father. Another potentially awkward meeting. Half Siblings: An Important Element of Blended Families At my first meeting with my father, he mentioned my two...
Stepmothers are Moms Too: Blended Families

Stepmothers are Moms Too: Blended Families

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ~ Oprah Winfrey Our Beginning When my dad found Marilyn, he found a gems stone. She and I were introduced in the mid 80’s and we clicked immediately. She made a great impression on me and it was obvious that...