and the effects of marriage
This was so beautiful. So so good. I was raised in my own puritanical household, also WAY too early for flights, and never late for anything. But I also want the hours with my kids like your mom gave you, and I feel the pain of not wanting things to end.
What a beautiful meditation. Thank you for writing this.
Blown away. The topic lies close to my heart: "when I am with you, I will be late for anything"
You handle a delicate subject with honesty. Your father-in-law would be proud.
Beautifully written and heartily felt. Thank you for sharing.
So, so good. I can attest to the lateness, not sure about the lying part, although I wish I could rack my brain for the excuse (chuckle)...a certain someone waiting at Sheremetyevo Airport upon arrival from the US to enjoy a year of adventure with this beautiful family. Luckily, I was recognized at being somewhat out of place by an Embassy employee who sat with me and my 5 pieces of luggage in an almost empty, darkened airport for her arrival. Thanks for sharing this!
I've been married to the loving mother for over 50 years and she's never lied to me. : >)
On the other hand, this wonderful woman has been late more than once. : >(