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The Meat and Potatoes of Life
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We’ve all seen those awkward commercials. Unrealistically tall, thin, good-looking actors holding hands in outdoor bathtubs and canoodling in public. The woman has silky long hair and flowing garme.
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After 23 years of marriage, I know relationships are tested. Power struggles surface during unexpected moments, when complex facets of our subconscious bait us into subtle conflicts with our mates.
I had no business getting on that sled. A middle-aged Navy wife and mother of three, I should’ve been at the bottom of the hill taking pictures. But when my base neighbor handed me a red saucer aft…
” Like any military spouse, these are the questions that swirl in my mind now that my Navy husband, Francis, is in the last year of his current tou…
Agua De Coco
I actually went to the base gym last week … twice. Now, that may not seem like much to you Spandex-ensconsed gym rats with your fancy headphones, overpriced shoes, BPA-free coconut-water bottles, a.
There is a room in our creaky old base house that we try to avoid. It’s a dangerous hazard, a treacherous obstacle, a toxic wasteland. Those who enter are well-advised to wear eye protection, use a…
Key To Happiness
A woman modelling a lace petticoat with a ribbon decoration holds up a pair of matching knickers 1950 Chaloner Woods : Europress : Getty
Sometime after the Earth cooled – let’s just say it was between a gazillion and a gagillion years ago – slimy little amoebas sprouted fins and then legs.
I haven’t finished buying gifts for my various relatives, friends, family, neighbors and pets.
Yellow Labrador Retrievers
Life Lesson Quotes
Life Lessons Learned
The cranberry farmer reached a calloused hand into the crate and grabbed the loose scruff of one pup’s neck. Holding the limp six-week old yellow Labrador retriever at eye level, the farmer grumble…
The original 1939 "Keep Calm and Carry On" poster (now an internet meme) was issued by the British Government as a motivational tool to prepare the British people for the oncoming Blitz of World War II.
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