Introspective Insights

Introspective - adj: Examining sensory and perceptual experiences. Insight - n: The capacity to discern the true nature of a situation.

Crumbling Marriage

Sitting in a coffee shop next to them, I couldn’t help but overhear chunks of their conversation. He married, she not. He talked about how she holds grudges, how she gets frustrated when he gets coffee or lunch with co-workers, how she is not herself now that she is pregnant. All these things he should […]

Love Gifts

Valentine’s Day was few days ago and as I perused Facebook, I saw many posts by people whom I love and respect that fly in the face of traditional and superficial Valentine’s gifts. These posts focused on the sacrificial giving of one person to another as husband and wife and how giving the gift of […]

Growing Old To Jerry – on the occasion of our 14th wedding anniversary – 6/7/11. We’ve been together a long time he and I. We started this journey talking about such serious things…too serious for two 19 year olds. Talk of serious commitment – “No returns” I said. “No exchanges” he said. Somehow we both […]

Unbalanced That is the best word to describe my life right now and it is darn painful. The stress of learning this new position at work – attempting to find the rhythm and balance between work and home, the different schedule, understanding the authority and commitment to my two lives – it is excruciating. When […]

Devotion I had a hard time naming this post only because the word devotion seems a bit too cheesy for me, but I can’t describe it any other way. I marvel at Jerry’s love for me and how he so often anticipates what I need to hear or what needs to be done. It is […]