Category Archives: Marriage

The Daughter Chronicles: A Confusing Term

I was on the way to work when I heard Monday morning’s segment from the Perspectives Series of KQED.  Clyde Wadsworth applauds Justice Anthony Kennedy’s opinion in the historic Supreme Court decision in favor of marriage equality (Obergefell v. Hodges). … Continue reading

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This Archbishop Is Overreaching!

I was on my way to work this morning when Michael Krasny’s Forum started airing on the radio. Today, the topic was the recent move by the San Francisco Archbishop to revise the teachers’ handbook for four local parochial high schools … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Bigotry, Catholic Church, Catholicism, Civil Unions, Equality, Human Rights, LGBT, Marriage, Religion, Religious Freedom, Religious Freedoms, same-sex marriage, self-righteousness, Sex, Teacher, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

For Our 31st, Some Affirmations

Last night I came home to pink-tipped roses and a kiss.  So begins our quiet celebration of our 31st year of being together.  We had promised to go hiking again to celebrate the day. My hubby was a little reticent … Continue reading

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That Evening At Kamakurayama

It was a balmy February evening in 1981 when you came to pick me up from our home.  You said you were taking me to a new restaurant called Kamakurayama you had chanced upon somewhere in your neighborhood.  As we … Continue reading

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Most Cherished

Daily Post asked for my most cherished, my number one. Here they all are!

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Never Too Late!

I almost dropped the pot I was washing last night when I heard on the BBC that an elderly Paraguayan couple have finally memorialized their union in a societally-culturally-religiously dictated ceremony of matrimony.  They decided to do this after 80 … Continue reading

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My Life Changed With This

I was browsing through Michelle W.’s WP Challenges when I came across one from August 6.  (Yes, I’ve been really behind. It’s all the work and the traveling. I promise to catch up!) Here’s what she posted on that day: … Continue reading

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Mere Companions?

They all want to glamorize couples’ unions in many ways. There’s the glitz and glamour of wedding ceremonies and the ensuing celebration, the romantic getaways, stories of hot steamy sex or frolicking in some idyllic setting.  And then there are … Continue reading

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The Right To Move On

I received a teary call from my sister the other evening.  Our mother is visiting her this week.  Her boys were both graduating and they had invited their grandmother to this milestone event.  One was graduating from middle school and … Continue reading

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Always Have Paris

You may find the following quoted scene a little foreign, dated, or even kitschy.  I will admit, I have used parts of this iconic scene in more than one of my posts.  Novels, plays, operas, and movies are filled with … Continue reading

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