When I close my eyes, in the after image of the world still held there, I can catch you standing beside me.
When I close my eyes, I see that sneaky little grin that told me you were about to be up to something.
When I close my eyes, I see the you from before cancer decided to change your appearance but not your heart.
When I close my eyes, the world seems oddly brighter and more colorful because you are there with me.
When I close my eyes, I wish I never had…Continue
I know so many of us are in so many ways stuck in neutral. Holding our breath, waiting for what we have been facing to go away, but it never will. I find myself stuck in new ways. I decided about 2 months ago to open the chance of finding someone new to bring into my life. To open my heart to the possibility. So I jumped on the online dating bandwagon. Being a computer person and also a person who worked specifically in computer security, I actually relished the random fake profile…Continue
So I mentioned this before, I am starting to navigate my way through online dating. I find it amusing in a way at how behind I am even though I spend so much of my time building and recommending technology. But I guess much of this really comes down to the dating side of things. Sending messages to new people and even having a couple coffee dates with them. For the most part I try to avoid chatting too much about my wife, I figure it isn't fair to the person I may want to get involved…Continue
My wife and I used to giggle at women who were wearing too much makeup. My wife almost never wore makeup at all, the only time she did was because her mother insisted on it for certain things. Weddings were the most common requirement that makeup would be lathered on her, and she couldn't get out of that gear fast enough to return to her 'normal' self. In her opinion, makeup changed who she was, and she wasn't going to have any of it. It was the facade that people put on day to day to…Continue