Tag: marriage

The Cold Side of the Pillow

I wake to find HH firmly buried under his pillow. Before you ask, I must assure you I did NOT place it over his face, on account of him being worth much more to me alive than dead. “Babe,” I ask, “you ok?” He mutters something unintelligible, but […]

The Right Side of the Bed

My air purifier switches off promptly at 7 a.m. and as usual, my response is classically Pavlovian. Once the white noise disappears, I am completely and absolutely awake, and to be honest, it is a kinder wakeup call than Pavlov’s bell. I am, however, immediately hungry. (Go figure!) Precisely […]

Women’s Intuition

It’s a thought, a feeling That defies definition, Cognition evading Any true exposition – But I know, I feel in the depths of my bones That something’s amiss! (Call it women’s intuition.) You can mock, You can laugh, But if you don’t listen, What you fear most Will come To […]

The Dish Fairy

For those of you who visited Mother Hen when she was still a chick growing up, it would be fair to say I was not raised to be a neat freak. This is not to say my mother was a slob. She was just a woman working full […]