It’s Better to Ask for Forgiveness Than to Ask for Permission

Picture it: Long Island, New York. Summertime. June, to be exact. A warm, but not hot, sunny afternoon. The only sound you can hear is that of the gentle breeze blowing through the trees. My husband and I were visiting his 90-something-year-old grandfather with our four-year-old black lab, Oakley. We were just getting ready to… Continue reading It’s Better to Ask for Forgiveness Than to Ask for Permission

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Do You Ever Get In Your Own Way?

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I were supposed to run a race together. I was supposed to run the 5k/10k challenge and he was going to do the 5k. I was really excited about this race and had been looking forward to it for weeks. I was going to get three medals… Continue reading Do You Ever Get In Your Own Way?

Living in Recliner Hell

Over the last couple of months, I have been going through my own personal hell. I have finally decided to share my story because pain shared is pain lessened. Months ago, we ordered a bunch of new furniture for our new house, including a beautiful power recliner for my husband. He has been talking about… Continue reading Living in Recliner Hell