Category Archives: marriage

Happy Open Heart New Year!

Last week, my husband had open heart surgery. Last night he was discharged from hospital. Today, he held my hand and we set out on the road to recovery. For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and … Continue reading

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My Synchronized Flowers Perform Tchaikovsky’s “Dance of the Swedish Meatballs”

You may recall this Portrait of my Husband at his Surprise Birthday Party last month. Little did he know there was another surprise in store for him: A trip to Sweden to reconnect with his father’s roots and to introduce … Continue reading

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Portrait of my Husband at his Surprise Birthday Party!

The Huffington Posts ‘ Jesse Ferreras  captures Bergen Amren‘s entrance at his surprise birthday party. Stay tuned for more photos & stories…

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Spring Break…Spring Ache — Remembering My Mother

, In my family, the month of March has always been full of celebrations. My sister’s birthday, then my daughter’s, my parents’ wedding anniversary followed by my birthday, But since my mother passed away last year — on March 14th, … Continue reading

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Haiku to Bedroom Banter Between Older Husband & Younger Wife

“Good night and sweet dreams I hope you wake up laughing.” “I hope you wake up.”

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Haiku to New Bedroom

house hold love story you a door me I’m a jar new draft same laughter

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Empty-Nest Confession #5

Twenty years ago when I said to my husband, “Let’s have a baby!” and he said, “You mean, let’s have a teenager?” I thought he was joking.

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Happy Hanukkah from Mr. & Mrs. Shamash

A Great Miracle Happened There… but every year a great debate happened here – at the Shamash household – over who would light the candles.

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Haiku to Moving Out Offspring

From seed to seedling You have blossomed believing Love follows leaving

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Who’s That Man In the Frilly Pink Tutu? Ask the National Football League!

The National Football League and NFL Players Association are kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with The Tutu Project. So don’t be surprised if you see a man in a frilly pink tutu prancing around an NFL stadium, snapping … Continue reading

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