“Gambling”

I bet some marriages
are happy

I bet husbands and wives
have conversations

I bet they hug and kiss
and mean it

I bet there’s laughter
and endless smiles

I bet some pray together
walk together
spend quality time
together

of course
I wouldn’t put my money on it

Cold Front

Lately, I’ve experienced a lot of change, but the other night, someone else did, and it wasn’t good.

Since Scott’s picked us up from San Diego and brought us to Texas, there’s been barely any laughter, mainly because he’s been a totally different person than the man I married (and not in a good way). The oppression was intense, but I, finally, made it through it with the help of God, my AA friends, and laughter. Continue reading