The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2

I got the guy, even after that “Scarlett letter” had been delivered. I would like to tell you that we lived happily ever after but (there is that dreaded word; if you missed it see The “Scarlett” Letter, part 1) that would be stretching the truth! The truth is “Happily-ever-after” was not the outcome for … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2

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The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 1

On October 28, 1980, I received the letter. It was folded several times and pinned to the bulletin board hanging outside my dorm room. I quickly noticed it had been written at 3 in the morning because not only was the date scribbled down but also the time of writing. The writer actually jotted out … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 1

37 Years of “NOT THROWING IN THE TOWEL, even when we wanted to”!

My freshman year of college was exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Many felt I swooped in and snatched up one of the nicest guys around, a senior to boot! Many felt the marriage was too quick and destined for failure. Granted, my fragile 18 years of life plus his phlegmatic 21 years … Continue reading 37 Years of “NOT THROWING IN THE TOWEL, even when we wanted to”!