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7th Wedding Anniversary (A Night at the Brazilian Court Hotel)

7th Wedding Anniversary (A Night at the Brazilian Court Hotel)

Today is my seventh wedding anniversary. Of my second marriage. Which is also my last marriage. So this past Saturday, my husband and I drove 30 minutes south to the island of Palm Beach to mark the occasion by spending a night at the beautiful Brazilian Court Hotel. We had been to the Brazilian Court before, spending a night...
The Divorce Decision

The Divorce Decision

My 17th wedding anniversary is on Sunday. Well, it would be my 17th if I hadn’t gotten divorced. No. Instead, ten years ago, at this time, I was in the painful realm of trying to figure out if I wanted to stay married to my husband, the father of my two children who were then...
Slightly Off Center

Slightly Off Center

This is me. 12:30 a.m. Sitting in my parents’ house. After the anniversary party. Short green dress. Shoes off. Veil on. Metallic blue toes. Wearing a garter. Slightly buzzed. With my parents. My husband. And those red chairs. What a party. This is me. Happy, content. Slightly off center. This is how I see myself....
Fifty Years Is A Long Time

Fifty Years Is A Long Time

I’m going to a 50th wedding anniversary party tomorrow night. Fifty fricking years. That’s a long time to be with the same person. Day in and day out. Sleeping in the same bed. Sharing the bathroom, your meals, your saliva. But my Aunt C and Uncle D have done it. And they’ve done it well....