Tag Archives: love

Don’t Just Survive – Live!

“Hope means hoping when things are hopeless, or it is no virtue at all… It is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength.” There are few writers whose words seem to me more relevant to … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

My wife and I are celebrating our 35th engagement anniversary tonight. Quietly and intimately, with a candle-lit dinner and a bottle of our favorite wine, at the most exclusive eatery in town: our house. You may have caught the reference … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night

Originally posted on La Tour Abolie:
Soon after she left us, it began to snow. From now on my life would be all snow,and all falling. My husband cleared our driveway then dug a diagonal path across the lawn, starting…

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They Have So Much to Teach Us

If only we’ll listen. (Click on any picture to enlarge it, or to start slide show) “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ~A. A. Milne “Clearly, animals know more than we think, and think … Continue reading

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Beyond Forgiveness

Imagine meeting someone who is so breathtakingly good, so kind and intelligent that you fall instantly in love with them. So you beg them to come and live with you. And they say, “Yes!” Now imagine they’ve acquired a video … Continue reading

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Love and Hyperbole!!!!

Hyperbole: Poetic exaggeration. Some examples: “Fly me to the moon, and let me play amongst the stars, let me see what love is like on Jupiter and Mars!” ~Bart Howard “Longer than there’ve been fishes in the ocean, higher than any … Continue reading

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Magical Places to Be in Love

Some places are objectively beautiful. They take our breath away, and then return it to us full of light and hope. Yet magical places are everywhere, even in the “bad parts of town.” Why? Because we carry the real magic, … Continue reading

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