Red Silk and the Never-Ending Honeymoon

Flowers For Socrates

Good Morning!


Marriage is falling in love over and over again – always with the same person.

“So are you to my thoughts as food to life,
Or as sweet-seasoned showers are to the ground.”
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 75

This will not be my usual Monday post. My husband and I are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary this week.

We only had a one-night honeymoon when we got married, so each year since (except during the Covid lockdown), we’ve taken a few days to go away together, another chapter of our “never-ending” honeymoon.

Most little girls daydream about getting married, and some stage mock weddings with dolls, pets, or friends. I was not one of those little girls. It was never “When I get married” – it was always “If  I ever do get married.”

The one thing I said about a…

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