When the End Becomes the Beginning He’s gone? My Finn? Could he really be gone? My one-of-a-kind dog. My lifesaver. My… Read More
One Roof or Two? Love in the Time of Solitude My husband, David, does irritating things. Most of them are your typical, run-of-the-mill guy things,… Read More
Why We Love Meghan and Harry (And It’s More Than the Fairytale) Like many, I’ve been obsessed watching every royal move Meghan and Harry make. What they… Read More
How Lovable Are You? How lovable are you these days? Are you happy? Are you in love? Wishing for… Read More
Tell Them. And Tell Them Now. Since his death last week, the news has been flooded with stories about Robin Williams.… Read More
What Bread + Flowers Taught Me About Love When I got married, I worried that the minister didn’t know my fiancé and me… Read More
Feeling Motherless on Mother’s Day? Mother’s Day–a day of flowers and gifts; memories and affection. But what if you’re feeling… Read More
How Not to Get Sued by Your Own Child Do you give your child everything you never had? Do you let their disrespectful tone… Read More
She’s Yours, But Not to Keep I didn’t want to be the one to make the decision. I hoped my husband,… Read More
Love Actually is, All Around For the past three years, right around Valentine’s Day, someone I’ve known, loved, or admired… Read More
Life, Death, & Love. Why I Stopped Wanting Christmas Presents A couple of years ago, my husband and I were almost killed in an RV… Read More
What I Know About Love and Marriage It rained on my wedding day. Huge drops fell on our Bahamian town and left… Read More


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