Ten Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years of Marriage

Thirty years ago today, I married a guy named Paul. We’ve more than touched on every extreme (save our own deaths) in the wedding vows: sickness, health, richer, poorer, plus some other ones too. Physical loss. Challenges with employment. Financial chaos. Death of all of our parents. Disappointment around many a corner. We also have … More Ten Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years of Marriage

SNAFU

SNAFU is a military acronym for Situation Normal: All Fouled Up. In other words, a perfect descriptor for day-to-day life. A couple weeks ago, my college-aged son invited nine of his closest friends over for the weekend. Yeah, you read that correctly. NINE. WTH? These would become our first official overnight guests in our new … More SNAFU