Category Archives: It’s All Love

Marriage. Dating. Family. All of the above.

Nametag Day

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Why is there a day for those dumb little paper stickers we all hate at meetings and reunions? It’s not REALLY about the tag, but rather the name itself.  As more and more of our lives are in the cloud, we become less and less connected to the people right in front of us.  Many of us don’t know the… Read more »

Spouse’s Day

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Today is Spouse’s Day! It’s easy to start to take your spouse for granted after you’ve been together for a long time.  They’ve just always been there. Everyone wants to feel wanted and appreciated. You do, so of course your spouse does too. You don’t have to make a grand gesture today.  Maybe you just tell them something you love… Read more »

Home Alone

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I’m currently in the midst of having the house to myself for about a week- my husband Pat is on a trip to LA with his buddy.  But this isn’t going to be another post about why separate vacations are normal and healthy for couples (although they are both). This is about being alone.  Not lonely, but alone. Yes, I… Read more »

People are People

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There are two things I think everyone learned this week. #1 We as a nation CAN still come together.  Everyone was on team Damar Hamlin this week.  Didn’t matter who you voted for, or if you knew anything about football.  Everyone was rooting for that young man to recover. #2 Famous people are people. We look at celebrities- be they… Read more »

The Mixed Bag

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2022 was one helluva roller coaster.  We have all had a lot of ups and downs. So here’s my high level look back at 2022.  The good, and bad and the ugly. The good: My nephew graduated from high school with honors.  He is now in technical college studying welding. He is an amazing young man and I am so… Read more »

Saying Goodbye

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By the time this post goes live I will have said my final goodbyes to my sweet baby girl Pumpkin.  She was 16 years old and we have had her since she was 5 months old.  She is having severe digestive issues, she is losing weight rapidly, and she is not acting like herself at all.  The other cats seem… Read more »