Tag Archives: love

Happy Anniversary — Kerry – 9/21/2015

Happy Anniversary September 21, 2015 My dear Andy, Today we celebrate our anniversary without fanfare. We haven’t the discretionary cash for even a trip to a coffee shop alone together. It’s been a rough year, but as long as we … Continue reading

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The Sometimes Lonesome Lovesick Blues — Sigurd – 9/1/2015

The Sometimes Lonesome Love Sick Blues Tuesday 01 September 2015 Sweet Grecy called last night, as she does every night when away. She asked if it would be a problem for her to stay in the Philippines an additional week. … Continue reading

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Alone- Sigurd – 08/25/15

Alone-Sigurd Elleflaadt Tuesday 25 August 2015 Dear Reader- Sweet Grecy is gone. Saturday night she boarded a plane with her mother, and both were whisked off into the air. My precious daughter Samantha is with her cousin in Orange County. … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Letter — Colleen – 8/24/2015

A Heartfelt Letter 24 August 2015 We call ourselves modern, yet we still hold the heart as our most sacred organ. No other part of us represents so great a range of emotions and power. Not only does it drive … Continue reading

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The Separation of Church and Hate – Elaina – August 20, 2015

The Separation of Church and Hate– Elaina Portugal August 20th, 2015 Dear Reader, I needed to be talked off the ledge last night. I can’t remember the last time I felt such rage. To be fair, I’ve been on a … Continue reading

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The Cookie Table – Kerry – 7/27/15

The Cookie Table- Kerry E.B. Black July 27, 2015 Dear Reader- Here in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we have a quaint nuptial tradition. Our weddings boast a cookie table overflowing with homemade confections. Family members pull out favorite recipes, sift the best … Continue reading

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It Gets Better With Age – Elaina- July 2nd, 2015

It Gets Better With Age- July 2nd, 2015 Dear Reader- I lay in bed the eve of my 49th birthday, waiting for the inevitable. In our house, birthdays and New Years are synonymous with sex. The concept started as a … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m Obtuse- Elaina- 6/26/15

Maybe I’m Obtuse- June 26, 2015 Dear Reader- As social media blew up today as news of SCOTUS ruling in favor of same-sex marriage hit the airwaves, people from both sides of the issue came out in droves to voice … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Air — Sigurd – 6/2/2015

On the Importance of Air Tuesday 02 June 2015 I woke this morning knowing the most important thing I had to do for the day was breathe. Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. The simplicity of doing that … Continue reading

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Eleven — Colleen – 5/29/2015

Eleven 29 May 2015 She saunters down the street, all legs, slicked in sunscreen, her fifth grade class’ tie-dye t-shirt snugged in a neat knot on her small but blossoming hip. It’s Field Day today, and next week only two … Continue reading

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