Could it be true? Am I about to write something nice for yer man? Well, I believe there was a blue moon a couple of weeks ago, so for the day that’s in it here goes. I wrote this a while back and thankfully it still rings through… Happy Valentine’s Day, E. ‘Do you mind … More Hey there, yer man… Happy Valentine’s Day.
Here’s my latest article in the Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. It’s funny how some readers enjoy one and others another. Each week people text or meet me saying, “Oh I really enjoyed your piece last week,” or ” I read the one about… and I think it was the best yet.” While I’m still not exactly … More There I am in the paper #6
Today we have story number 2 in my ‘Tell me your story” collection. It’s the story of Kat and Carl. A story that reminds us all that life is short, but love is forever. Thank you Kat I know it was not easy to share this story with us. Kat blogs at redsoxlady35 Kat and … More What’s your story #2…Kat and Carl.
This night twenty six years ago I was a young girl, more than a little nervous of walking down the aisle in less than twenty four hours. I dreaded the fuss and the attention. I worried I’d cry for my Dad and I hoped the day would go okay. The one thing I didn’t do … More Twenty six years later.
I took part in a writing challenge during the week, to write 200 words on ‘Home’. I adapted an old post about not asking for help, and this is what I came up with. Home. As a child I lived in a happy home, five children, loving parents and a dog. Life was all it … More Home
Do you ever have present envy? You know when your friend has a birthday and the love of their life buys them a wonderful present, a piece of jewelry, or surprises them with a weekend away, somewhere luxurious, with all manner of spoiling thrown in for good measure? Do you ever say, “Oh how lovely … More Present envy?
Do you remember when you first fell in love? Did you feel as if you were spinning, lightheaded and on top of the world? Did your love last? I was still a teenager when I met my now husband. A lifetime of water has passed under the bridge since then. We have lived through many … More Why are we still together?
When I see your clothes left on the stairs, hear you giving out about my lost keys, or I smell the wet towel discarded by you in the bathroom, I think….. ‘Feck you’. When I see you empty the dishwasher and then reload it your way, or watch you put the tiniest remnants of … More When I think of you..
Tonight I’m breaking with tradition. I’m writing about yer man who I live with, and I might even be saying something nice about him! We met when I was still a teenager, a fiercely independent girl, who knew her own mind. Life at the time was far from easy and in many ways I was … More Listen carefully, as I’ll not be repeating this.
My mom rarely reads my blog, but regardless today I would like to write a special post for her, and for my Dad. Today is their fifty ninth wedding anniversary. In our house there are many photos of our Mom and Dad. However there is one in particular which for me sums up the … More ‘Til death us do part’