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On this our 20th wedding anniversary my poet writes of our journey. And if you’re curious about the day of the daisy, here is where I wrote about that. What else would you like to know?
Twenty years ago today we stood on that stage at a little church in Tennessee, with our families and friends as witnesses, and made those pledges above. I remember that I also vowed to support all of his efforts to … Continue reading
I was a sad girl when I met Jack Pelham in November of 1998. My younger brother (and best friend) had died from cancer in July, and my grief was unbearable at times. Three months after my brother’s death, I … Continue reading
My mother was a teenage bride. My mother was a teenage mother. Yes, in that order. Life came full circle in some ways for my parents. In 1987 they returned after more than 35 years in Illinois to the Ritter … Continue reading
One morning late last year Jack was sitting at the dining room table eating breakfast and I was sitting on the couch in the living room doing who knows what. I hear him say these words, “How many people who … Continue reading
For a special bonus on the day after Love Day I will tell you about the chapter I read from Eve Curie’s bio of her mother Madame Curie. This chapter is about Marie’s discovery of radium. Though I tried hard … Continue reading