KEEP IT SMALL, KEEP IT SIMPLE. BETTER YET, ELOPE – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Abstain from Ceremonies If you survive the wedding, marriage is a piece of cake. When Garry proposed, I was shaken. He was 48 and I was 43. I'd been married twice and my first husband (still alive) was Garry's best friend. Don't ask for details. As they say in modern RomComs, "It's … Continue reading KEEP IT SMALL, KEEP IT SIMPLE. BETTER YET, ELOPE – Marilyn Armstrong

SQUARELY PINK – Marilyn Armstrong

Today Is Our 28th Anniversary So what could be better than pink fuchsia? We grew these the last year we were able to buy fuchsia. It was the year of the invasion of the gypsy moth caterpillars which consumed every edible hardwood tree on our property and I think would have, had they had the … Continue reading SQUARELY PINK – Marilyn Armstrong

WORK AND LIFE BALANCE: THE RIGHT TO DISCONNECT – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I have been interested in the balance between work life and personal life since the days of my first husband’s 60 plus hour work weeks at his New York City law firm. Working so much wreaked havoc with our home life and left me, effectively, a single parent most of the time. The issue has … Continue reading WORK AND LIFE BALANCE: THE RIGHT TO DISCONNECT – BY ELLIN CURLEY

A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE – WATER, WATER, WATER – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Water Living surrounded by water, to no one's surprise, most of my pictures involve water. Water in lakes and ponds, water flowing over fall and dams. I don't entirely know where to start. Dams? Streams? Ponds? Ocean? I suppose, this being the Blackstone River Valley, it would have to be the … Continue reading A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE – WATER, WATER, WATER – Marilyn Armstrong