MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIPS

The Circle of Love That Can Never Be Lost

The Circle of Love That Can Never Be Lost

By The Elderberries

Those who know of my twin medals for klutziness in losing not one, but TWO diamonds out of my original engagement setting, while in the glamorous process of (1) planting tulips and (2) picking blueberries, will rejoice with me in…

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Tenderness, Romance, and a New Sump Pump

Tenderness, Romance, and a New Sump Pump

By The Elderberries

Some women get diamonds. Some women get pearls. Some get dark chocolate, roses or a frisky negligee. But I? I get a new SUMP PUMP for Valentine’s Day! When you’ve been married and stayed put in the same house for…

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Teaching Grandpa About Love

Teaching Grandpa About Love

By The Elderberries

The granddaughter was on his lap. They were talking about this and that. It was getting close to Valentine’s Day. “Grandpa, do you know how you can tell when a boy loves a girl?” she asked. “Why, no! How can…

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Shiny Symbol of Love

Shiny Symbol of Love

By The Elderberries

They were studying the letter “D” in kindergarten. I was their senior volunteer. I was making them guess words that start with “D” with a simple little game of Charades. I bent over backwards and opened my mouth wide, pretended…

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The ‘When Judith Rolls Her Eyes’ Diet

The ‘When Judith Rolls Her Eyes’ Diet

By The Elderberries

We went out with old friends and were delighted to celebrate with the husband, who had lost 45 pounds. He had to, for health reasons. He looks and feels terrific. What particular diet did he use? One we’d never heard…

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