Tag Archives: Husbands

Marriage: The First Sixty Years

So there I was, years ago, leaning on a lamppost waiting for a bus on 2nd and Wisconsin when a tiny, elderly couple slowly approached across the street. When they arrived at the corner the traffic light changed and, still … Continue reading

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The Husband

Architects and engineers share a common expression when things fall apart or blow up in their faces: it’s “back to the drawing board” – in order to start from scratch. (‘scratch’ meaning ‘nothing’) We can also “revisit the question.“ A … Continue reading

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True Love

Once upon a time (this is a true story) I came home on 30-Day Leave from the Army. I went to visit and catch up with my friends in the old neighborhood. When I first arrived, a storm of some … Continue reading

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Mammy Yokum and The American Way

The alternative usage of newspaper is as old as the print medium itself. In our family discarded newspaper was used to wrap countless things like garbage, fish entrails or vegetable peelings for later disposal. Old newspaper was often used as … Continue reading

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