Category Archives: Relationship Lessons Learned

Two New Book Projects

I’ve just decided to write two more non-fiction books, one each  offering insights into  relationships and parenting lessons My Beloved and I have learned during our nearly four decades together. Neither are likely to be funny or heartwarming (because all those stories … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter!

Cover image courtesy of yelet and canstockphoto Cover by Joleene Naylor Here’s the cover for my latest non-fiction book, Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter! It’s filled with humorous and heartwarming stories offering insights into marriage. Editing begins on October 2nd, followed by interior layout, printing, and … Continue reading

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Our Imperfections Are What Make Us Unique.

A recent comment from “Mrs. P” reminded me about a decision My Beloved and I made  more than 38 years ago when we selected wedding rings for her. We intentionally selected two stones, a diamond and ruby (the latter being her birthstone) that had … Continue reading

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The Most Embarrassing Marriage Proposal

Embarrassing Wedding Proposal While I found the clip quite funny, even hilarious, in the back of my mind I wondered if perhaps the man shouldn’t have just stuck the ring box back in his pocket and left before she saw … Continue reading

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Hello Again

It has been nearly a month since my last post. Much has happened during that time. I plan to update you all when I come up for air. It may be another two to four weeks before I get back … Continue reading

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Secrets and Truth

A kind reader recently said–likely with tongue firmly in cheek–that my secrets are safe with her. Joke or not, I appreciated her comment and am grateful for such friends. In actuality, I don’t fear my “secrets” being exposed because I … Continue reading

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Love and Sacrifice

In a comment to my most recent post, titled “Blindness”, a reader asked some great questions about what my thoughts were on the underlying message of the story and whether complete sacrifice equaled true love. I thought some of you … Continue reading

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