We got married.


He…took my breath away

“…come along, sonny,”

…something dark and slithering

But that comment set loose in my mind something dark and slithering. Although I pretended to laugh it off, I was deeply wounded. I‘d never considered that I’d be mistaken for his mother. The thought of being old stirred in me for the first time in my life; and for the first time I feared for our marriage.

“See how she looked…”

Was it worth it?

Love is always worth it

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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