top of page


I started going out with his roommate. A few months later I noticed I was holding hands with one man but was laughing or in deep conversation with Mark. When he wasn’t around, the world seemed dull.

Our first kiss was a dare at a Valentine's Day party. With that stolen kiss, our friendship sparked into more. I lost that dare on purpose. And it was worth every bit of trouble that followed.

5 years later we got married at a courthouse in Papillion, Nebraska. Through good times and bad, sickness and health, joy and sorrow, those vows spoken in front of a judge, have held tight. Neither of us are perfect, but we both try to see the best in the other, we assume intentions are good and forgive missteps.

42 years later the world is always brighter when Mark’s around.

Recent Posts

See All

Serendipity, The Prequel

From birth I have been lucky in love. My parents were in their 40’s when I was born. They both had lived other lives by the time they got married. They’d learned life lessons, made the mistakes of you

Serendipity Strikes Again

Baby-sniffing has never been my thing. Then Claire was born and life was divided into BC and AC, Before Claire and After Claire. AC events are remembered with a complicated formula that goes “Claire w

bottom of page