Category Archives: Marriage

A summer picnic

Do you remember reading Wind in the Willows? Do you remember the scene where Mole experiences his very first picnic? “The Rat brought the boat alongside the bank, made her fast, helped the still awkward Mole safely ashore, and swung … Continue reading

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Olive Kitteridge

Keith gave me Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout for Christmas and it was a beautiful read.  I read it from cover to cover right away and couldn’t put it down.  I am in the middle of reading it again, this time … Continue reading

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30 years young

In December Keith and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary.  I thought this was quite a milestone to reach until I met with some former neighbours.  In the same week as us, one celebrated 43 years, another 37 and the … Continue reading

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Fresh beginnings

I love the opportunity to start again. At the start of each new year, I have a list of “must dos” that usually include “must shed those wibbly wobbly bits, must improve my fitness…” I start bravely, with much determination … Continue reading

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Marriage is good for the kids!

My children will often quote back to me “the best gift you can give your children is a strong and healthy marriage” when I tell them that Keith and I need time together.  They might roll their eyes a little, … Continue reading

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The proposal and love, love me do

Last night we went to a dinner with a number of people – married and single and we were each given a question on a card to answer in front of everyone else – a little daunting, I must say. … Continue reading

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