The supreme case for adding wives..

Have you ever watched ‘Sister Wives,’ the show about plural marriage? To be honest, I’m a bit conflicted. There’s a freedom loving libertarian deep in my soul who is totally cool with people living their lives exactly as they choose..as long as no one gets hurt in the process. But.. There is something that gnaws…

What I learned this week..

Remember that funny children’s rhyme about the fly? There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..I don’t know why she swallowed a fly – Perhaps she’ll die! There was an old lady who swallowed a spiderThat wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her!She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;I don’t know why she…

Thriving Relationships..

Is there a common thread in thriving relationships and marriages? I recently stumbled across what I consider to be a strong common denominator worthy of consideration: distilled down to one word it’s – BUILDING. It could be a hobby or a business, constructing a house or designing a garden. It could be sharing a passion…

Heavenly Coincidence

“Is she the woman with the southern drawl?” I asked my friend as we texted back and forth, “the one with diabetes whose glucose monitor beeps every once in a while in class?” “No..” came the next bubble, “that’s not her-that’s Mary*, Faye*’s kinda quiet, a snowbird– she’s doesn’t live here year-round.” “The one with…

When Evolution meets Resolution.

As the weather got warmer earlier this year, I started craving iced tea.  Let me be a bit more specific: Sweet tea, poured over ice cubes, in a tall glass with a fresh lemon slice perched on top. Every afternoon you could find me sitting on the front porch, sipping a frosty glass of that…