Tag: marriage

mirror

Something has happened. I have stopped looking into mirrors. Or perhaps, mirrors have stopped being kind to me. I turned 50 in 2016 but without the fanfare I envisioned when I had celebrated my fortieth birthday. In my blessed 40’s (the new 28’s?), I felt relatively secure in my profession, in my relationship with my …

diamond

I rekindled my marriage when I accepted that love is not a light switch, magically turned on. Two years ago, my husband and I were on vacation in Nova Scotia. We’d stopped for breakfast in a local coffee shop. Sipping my coffee, I absent mindedly ran my finger over my diamond ring to discover: there is no …