Love

How to Marry Well

Once again I am letting my personal life dictate the direction of my writing. Tomorrow my middle daughter is exchanging wedding vows with her partner of many years. It’s a triumph in many ways. There’s the simple joy of “My daughter survived long enough to fall in love and get married, and the larger triumph …

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A Simple Love

“Love should be as simple as possible-but no simpler.” – Albert Einstein (sort of, not really) I’m likely to make a couple of my friends relatively uncomfortable with this post, for which I apologize, since they are both fairly introverted. Out of respect for that, I’ll keep them anonymous…but they recently did something so profoundly …

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love should be witnessed

Real Friends Watch Calphalon Last night I served a very odd function: I was asked to be a “neutral observer” as two friends who are going through a divorce divided some of their property. The request was simple: watch them go through a list of items, mainly cookware, determining who would take what. If either of …

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