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15 years

I got married 15 years ago, today.  Back when Pluto was a planet.  The Olden Days.Marriage is wonderful, tough, crazy.  If YOUR marriage is perfect — good for you, Braggart and/or Liar.15 years of marriage encompasses:...more

Yes: Marriage Is A Blissful State!

I made a choice 28 years ago, a choice I still carry with me every day I have the blessing of living.  I married my best friend a May 15th, when we were barely 19 years old.  Looking back,  we must have been a little nuts to jump at marriage without an obligation (I wasn't pregnant!!!), and the only reason we really had was that we were crazy in love with each another. ...more

Two Years of Lady Bren

It's Been a Whole Year! Let's Celebrate!

 Happy Anniversary, Mr. Collier! ...more

Seven Years of Wedded Bliss

My husband and I have been married for seven blissful years today. The time passed so quickly I have a hard time believing that it's been seven years already. There is one thing that I've meant to do during the time we were married that I just haven't managed to get around to yet ... learn to spell anniversary. See there, I just misspelled it and had to correct it. You'd think that after having seven of them I'd know how to spell the word by now. Well, I just don't. There's no excuse for this failure except laziness. That seems to be a theme in my life....more

Married -- 30 Years -- with Children

We started out young and dumb, and next week will find us middle aged and wiser.Tuesday the Norwegian Artist and I celebrate 30 years of marriage. One man, one woman, who decided to throw our lots in together and see where our combined energy, talent, drive, and love would take us in a world that watches happy endings on movies, but never waits around to see just what it takes to keep that happiness going....more

Just an Old Fashioned Love Story

It was August 1956, and an Army soldier who had recently fought in Korea now faced deployment to a war in Vietnam. His best friend Charles (more commonly known as "Bully"), a guy he'd known since infancy, had been married for a couple of years to a very pretty girl that he was obviously crazy about.Bully had told him that his wife Marie had a younger sister who was just as pretty - and single....more

Overstretched Spanx and the Ghost That Visited Me

This past week, my husband and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary (Click HERE if you want to know more about our crazy story of how we met on in beautiful Asheville, NC where we spent our honeymoon....more

Twenty years of love and Chevys

Anyone who says you can’t put a price on love didn’t want to marry Sean. Because his price was $5,700. Or best offer....more