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Archive for Tag: marriage

An Open Letter to Young Wives

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 by   26 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

In today’s ridiculous environment of instant gratification and Play-Doh stocked safe spaces—neither of which prepares young people for the real world, by the way—too many new couples think marriage is disposable, and they’re ready to cut and run at the first sign of trouble. I’ve lately come into contact with a number of young wives [Read more…]

Swimming With the Fishes? Fuggedaboudit!

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 by   15 Comments | Posted in Pawsitive Pondering · The Naked Truth

Ah, weddings! Who doesn’t love to watch two people pledge to love one another forever and ever? I love weddings and almost always cry with happiness for the couple. Had I been invited to the nuptials of Mark and Crystal Vartanian of San Diego, I might have cried for different reasons. See, I’m not much [Read more…]

Yes to THE Dress!

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 by   16 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

My daughter, Stephanie, chose her wedding gown. The dress. She looked so beautiful that I cried. Well, okay, to tell the whole Naked Truth, I was already crying. The waterworks began with the first dress she tried on, and the shop lady—no stranger to Mama tears—handed me a box of Kleenex, gave me a pat [Read more…]

Observations from the Tub: Love Between the Tweets

Posted on Apr 3, 2015 by   17 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Greetings from the Tub! Hope you’ve had a wonderful week. My cousin posted the following video on Facebook earlier this week. I watched it multiple times looking for some sign that it was a prank, but no, apparently this woman really did . . . well, just have a look at the video, and let me [Read more…]

She Said Yes!

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 by   20 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

It’s tough to believe, but my son and his wife just passed their first wedding anniversary. Can you believe it? Only a year ago I dragged you with me on my quest for a mother-of-the-groom dress (post links are here, here, and here if you missed them back then). It was a journey of epic [Read more…]

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