Tag Archives: Husband

I Still Do

Eight years ago today, I stood before family and friends and declared my intention to share the rest of my life with my best friend. It was a long journey to that day, fifty-three years if you start with birth, … Continue reading

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There is no crying in baseball

I was raised with my mother’s family, the O’Briens, an Irish Catholic brood in the era of the Kennedys. Like many Irish Catholic families, the Kennedys were demi-gods to us. I’m not sure whether we strove to emulate them or … Continue reading

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Ch Ch Ch Changes

My husband has been home from the rehab unit for a week now. I started back at work yesterday. Things are starting to settle a bit but I still feel like I am walking in the opposite direction on a … Continue reading

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The Last Walk

My husband is scheduled to come home tomorrow.  He will have  been in the hospital for  33 days.  I usually bring him dinner every night but today he told me to take the night off.  He thought he would cut … Continue reading

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After Hours

It’s late. I kiss you good night and tell you I love you. Sleep well.  I’ll see you tomorrow. I close the door softly behind me. I stop at the desk and say goodnight to the night crew. One of … Continue reading

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Making God Laugh

“If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans.” Woody Allen That’s one of my favorite quotes. Always has been. You never know how true it is though until it happens to you. A week ago Saturday, my … Continue reading

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It’s Still Love

Today is Valentine’s Day.  We are supposed to be all lovey-dovey with our significant other.  But sometimes it doesn’t work out that way. My husband and I are going through tough times right now.  Both of us are dealing with … Continue reading

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