Category Archives: Romance

Marriage and the family, part 1

In the old days when I was in college, marriage and the family along with basket weaving, was a course to take if you wanted an automatic A without doing any work. But you did have to show up for … Continue reading

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The best laid plans

My friend and Mah Jongg buddy Diane started planning the wedding a year ago.  That was when she booked my rental apartment for some of the guests.  Her husband’s daughter was to have a commitment ceremony here on the island … Continue reading

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My day of self-absorption

Yesterday was my birthday.  I was 78 years old.  Birthdays were always events as I grew up.  My mother was usually offended with somebody on her birthday, often with me because I often forgot the day.  As we both got … Continue reading

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Falling apart together, part 2

I was up a lot last night with a sick cat. Every time I came back to bed a sleepy man wrapped an arm around me and mumbled something sympathetic. He was really tired because all day long he had … Continue reading

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Falling apart together, part 1

Jerry had heart problems this week. He felt dizzy a couple to times, once after unloading fencing materials from the pickup, and the second time while we were walking with a friend and the dogs in the woods. Between those … Continue reading

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