Fifty Years

Fifty years ago, on May 31, 1967, my father escorted me down an improvised aisle on the back porch of my parents’ home to marry the man of my dreams. I’ve shared many memories of our courtship and marriage through the years on my blog. Maybe I love romance novels so much because I’ve been … Read more


Forty-nine years today, I married the love of my life. We had forty-five years together before God called him home. I still miss him every day, but I cherish the precious memories–so much joy, so much laughter. Anyone who knew Jack will agree that there was never a dull moment when he was around. Life is … Read more

Remembering Jack

Today I am remembering Jack. Of course, I remember him every single day, but I’m remembering more than usual because we would have been married 47 years today. I’ve re-read Jack Storiesand enjoyed laughter, smiles, and tears as I read stories his friends told about him. I love these stories because they remind of just … Read more

Happy 44th Anniversary to Us!

Forty-four years ago I walked down an improvised aisle on my parents’ enclosed back porch to meet my groom, my hero, my colorful character—Jack. We’ve faced a few challenges in our lives, and each of us has cared for the others during illnesses. However, we’ve never lacked for love or laughter. Today we carry more pounds and wrinkles, and we move … Read more

Happy 40th Anniversary to Us!

Not very long ago, so it seems, I thought anyone forty years old was ancient. All of sudden, I’m way past forty years old – my husband and I have been married for forty years…today. Jack and I met when I got a summer job during college in the same office at Kelly Air Force … Read more