Monthly Archives: February 2014

Codeswitching – Matchmaking

I recently decided to step back from actively searching for someone to marry. I’m serious and interested, but aspects of the Muslim matchmaking process are strange for me. I lost my beloved wife, Joan, just over a year ago.  The … Continue reading

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The Curse of Indecision

When I was young I remember always being the outsider.  With northern or Yankee parents in rural South Carolina growing up I did not belong to the almost aristocratic landed gentry that was a small cluster of SC families.  Families … Continue reading

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Kiss the Future

Where does love go, where does it reside? Sometimes it leaves you high and dry.  Like the falling petals of a flower doomed to die, colors fade and memories hide.  But Spring follows the chill of Winter;  and I shall … Continue reading

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How to Love

I find that as I slowly begin to open myself up to the possibility of meeting someone new.  Reaching a point where marrying again and building a second life isn’t an abstraction but a concrete reality, means coming to terms … Continue reading

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Losing My Way

I have decided to back off of my budding search in meeting someone new, possibly remarrying, opening myself in this manner.  Not completely though, I am not slamming the door.  I am just disappointed and need time to think about … Continue reading

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