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What the heck is a CROCKPOT?


“Hey honey, can you get the crockpot down from the top cupboard please?” “Crack pot? What the heck is that?” “CROCK POT, NOT CRACK POT” “Ummm, ok, but I still don’t know what the heck you’re talking about…” “Sheesh, ok … Continue reading

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Time after Time


The good news is that my husband bought not one, but two cases of that yummy red wine we both love (you know, the one I finished off while he was working like a slave on the ship). And, the … Continue reading

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Matters of the heart


When the taxi pulls into the driveway mid-afternoon I am full of anticipation. I can hear the familiar roll of suitcase wheels as he launches the elevator to arrive at our door. Finally home, the routine commences. We embrace and chat. We eat. We nap. He unpacks…that snap snapping of the suitcase opening and closing while I shuffle around trying to make space for his things. Continue reading

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Married to a sailor ain’t easy


Zip, zip, zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzip! Click! Click! Slap…….rrrrrrrrrrrrrrroll, brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrd! It’s 5 a.m. and I’m blurry eyed as the cat licks my face to get me out of bed. Okay, I know he’s leaving again but can’t I just wake up later and … Continue reading

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