Tag Archives: challenges

Live Life Big!

I’ve begun multiple posts in recent months, and decided not to post them. Too whiny.  Too ungrateful. Blogging is tricky.  At least for me it is, now.  I’m not totally anonymous (my initial goal had been to just “come out” … Continue reading

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The Reality of Our Retirement

(I may have misnamed this post; but it’s one of those “rants” which shows that into every marriage–even the good and enduring ones–comes challenges, even when all seems to be smooth sailing.  The “day after” lessons are in green). It’s … Continue reading

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Apathy

I love world rhythms, I love international cultures.  Today I was around these things, and the joy I normally feel did not bubble up in me.  And the irony made me really sad. How does this happen? Where does apathy … Continue reading

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Needing– and NOT Needing– Him

It’s nine o’clock in the morning and I’ve already been up for over 4 hours. It’s partly the jet lag that just won’t resolve. And it’s partly because I drove him to the airport very early. I’m starting to write … Continue reading

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Marriage: Your Aging Parents

In the last 6 years each of us has lost a parent.  My mom’s was to an aggressive form of cancer at 77, which involved an intense period of two months’ treatments before a quick end; and SJ’s Dad’s was … Continue reading

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