“Widower”

 “Life’s journey has brought me to you and we shall continue together” the pendant says on the front. “Here’s to you, Here’s to me, Here’s to us. Semper Fidelis Love, Abby” She inscribed on the back.. Sharol always said that she was not the romantic one…as she would tell the listeners “Tyrone is the romantic… Continue reading “Widower”

“With Her: 19 Years, A Great Run”

Today August 8th, is our 19th wedding anniversary…      Last time, my dear reader, I told you about the anger that I was feeling. This time… I’m overjoyed with the blessing given to me, of 19 years of marriage. Sure I feel a bit cheated out of not being in Greece or New Orleans… Continue reading “With Her: 19 Years, A Great Run”

“Without Her: Anger”

I have stacks and stacks of papers and letters on my bed, desk, chair and ottoman. I now nap (I don’t really sleep) with half my bed covered in bills, letter…and newspapers. Well, the newspapers I’d fully intended on reading. But in the beginning I didn’t want to read the news. Now I don’t have… Continue reading “Without Her: Anger”

“Still Mine”: Growing Old Together

Still Mine is a wonderfully quiet romantic film about a couple in their very late eighties and a husband who will do anything to care for his wife of 61 years…including going to jail for providing a home for her.   The film opens with signs of the wife’s illness, it’s never mentioned in the… Continue reading “Still Mine”: Growing Old Together