Category Archives: Marriage

Undercover Shiner

I have a black eye. I’m sure you know whose fault it is. As you may recall, I was opposed to bedroom television. I knew it was one of the leading causes of death, dismemberment, and black eyes every year. Someone, … Continue reading

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Taking Turns

A week and a half ago- Today, I’ve been taught a little lesson, a lesson I’d prefer not to have learned. My husband is much maligned and under-appreciated on this blog. In real life, he is spoiled beyond belief and … Continue reading

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Commemorating Plates

We, Mr. Jones and I, don’t celebrate much of anything in a big way. Sometimes even a tiny bit of hoopla escapes us. We are embarrassed by too much attention. Maybe we are afflicted by social anxiety. Despite all of … Continue reading

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Enlightenment Rules

Happy New Year. There now that we’ve dispensed with the niceties let’s get on with it. I’ve been enlightened since the last time I posted. It’s been evolutionary self-enlightenment. First, my much maligned and under-appreciated husband, who canNOT seem to … Continue reading

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Crazy Irony

It’s been crazier than usual around here. In the great State of Maine, where voter turnout was the highest in the nation, we rolled over Republican. I’ve been knitting up a storm just like Madame Defarge. Well, maybe not exactly like … Continue reading

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Saga Concludes

I am so tired. Part of the reason I’m so tired is (you know what’s coming and you know who’s at fault) because my husband didn’t have to do one thing in preparation for the blessed event, he didn’t even … Continue reading

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Saga Continues

Okay, I’ll say it just once for posterity’s sake. I am stubborn sometimes, and resistant, and rigid, and possibly mistaken but there is no definitive evidence to suggest that I am wrong. Rehearsal dinner was an inclusive success. As you … Continue reading

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Lean On

My how things have changed. Admittedly, I have always been somewhat unorthodox. I am missing the mani-pedi gene. I remember the freezing cold, startlingly bright, sunny February day when we got married. I was standing on a corner outside the … Continue reading

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Notice Love

You’ll be relieved to know that a stay of execution has been granted by HMNHQOTIR (Her Most Noble Highness, Queen of the Immediate Realm, that’s me!) so my husband will live a while longer. He mentioned this morning, like it was nothing … Continue reading

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Desperate Pleas

Please keep me from killing my husband today. Please help me be nice to him even though he’s driving me crazy. Please don’t allow my editorial thoughts to escape the filter and become indelible words. Please remind me that I don’t … Continue reading

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