The Secret

The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if  you love to be with them all of the time. --Julia Child--- Happy number 32 to the man of my dreams who has joined me on this adventure called life.  I love you the mostest. 32 Ways to Say I Love You. Ek is lief vir jou. (Afrikaans) mi stimabo         (Aruba) Asko maite zaitut. (Basque) I mog di narrisch gern (Bavarian) Ami tomAy bhAlobAshi (Bengali) Ngo oi ney (Cantonese) Gi Gugma … [Read more...]

Back in the USA!

If you have seen my blog for the past almost 3 weeks you have noticed that I have been on vacation.  Yep---it was the vacation to beat all vacations.  An anniversary trip of grand proportions thanks to my wonderful and fabulous husband.   I had scheduled posts up through this week in anticipation of not being able to post while we were gone and I am glad that I did.  I will start posting some snappies and thoughts about our latest trip later on this week after all my scheduled posts have been … [Read more...]

Happy Number 30!!!

Here's to at least 30 more.  I love you, Chris! … [Read more...]

1000th Post!!! Let’s Celebrate!!!!!

Can you believe it??? I certainly can't !!! My 1000th post!!!   Woo hoo!!!!   And that means a celebration!!!! When I started this blog way back in March 2008 it was just to chronicle our travel and our eventual move to Australia for the family and close friends.  What I did not know was that it would suck me in.  I would soon become addicted  passionate to write posts!   I have always dabbled in writing and while I know that I am not a real writer this has given me an opportunity to get … [Read more...]

29 and Counting!

Today is our anniversary.  29 years of wedding bliss.  Really!  It has been!  We have had one fight in those 29 years and it was in the first year of our marriage when I was facing living in Florida with those unfortunate characters--cockroaches.  On one occasion when I opened the medicine cabinet to discover one waving his long antennas at me I screamed for help and my darling groom told me to "grow a spine" .  Now that did not go over too well with me.  But I soldiered on and that was the end … [Read more...]

Does Anyone Really Know What Life Will Bring?

28 years ago today Chris and I were married.  It has been a fabulous 28 years.  Not, mind you, without the usual challenges and life dramas but through it all Chris and I have been blessed with the ability to talk to one another and get through whatever the hurdle is.  One thing has always remained strong and that is our love and respect for one another.  I know that not everyone can say that they have experienced the same in their lives but for us it has been easy going for the marriage aspect … [Read more...]