A Movable Marriage

Living and Loving on the Road

Plan Ahead

Plan Ahead

If you celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday, I hope it was a memorable one, shared with family and friends. Samuel Harris and Luke Thesing, two Seattle plumbers, had a memorable Thanksgiving in 2013. That’s when they stole a valuable cache of vintage wines from a...

Onward

Onward

Life has a way of surprising us. Take the experience of former heavyweight boxer James "Quick" Tillis, who came close to beating Mike Tyson in 1986, when Tyson was in his prime. At one point Tillis, raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, decided to move to Chicago to continue his...

Picky Eaters

Last winter we hung a bird feeder from a hook above our porch. A self-styled Cinderella or Snow White, I loved seeing my little friends each day. In time we had issues. My feathered friends had sloppy eating habits, scattering pecked-at food everywhere. (A quick...

Here’s to Your Health!

Here’s to Your Health!

When my daughters were little, they delighted me with their creations. From multicolored pasta necklaces to ceramics, their projects found a special place in my heart. Even if you don't have children of your own, I know you can relate to the joy of receiving a gift...

See You in September

See You in September

What's your favorite season? Whatever it is, there's a song or two or ten about it. Billie Holiday famously celebrated "April in Paris" and Nat King Cole extolled the virtues of "Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer" while winter offerings are limitless, even aside...

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

A nurse popped her head into the doctor's office and said, "There's an invisible man in the waiting room." The doctor replied, "Tell him I can't see him." *** Last weekend I walked into a restaurant and said "Hi, is my table ready?" The hostess said, "Not yet. Do you...

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The Waiting Game

A nurse popped her head into the doctor's office and said, "There's an invisible man in the waiting room." The doctor replied, "Tell him I can't see him." *** Last weekend I walked into a restaurant and said "Hi, is my table ready?" The hostess said, "Not yet. Do you...

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Woe are We

Years ago a friend in Ocala, Florida gave me a book titled Woe is I, written by Patricia T. O'Conner. Martha knew I was writing a book (at that time, Rabbit Trail) and thought I'd be intrigued and amused by an intense look at grammar mistakes people make, often with...

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Weekend Update

This month I'm sharing thoughts about how we spend our time. Lately I've had some new experiences, like attempting (note the use of that verb) to strip wallpaper and putting together a wheelbarrow. Weeding and house painting are on the horizon. If you know me, you...

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Places I Have Visited

A collection of photos of the countries I have seen

Ireland

 

Portugal

 

Istanbul

 

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