A Posting to Germany and a Lifelong Romance ~ part 5

We were spending all kinds of time together, working and exploring Europe but, it wasn't turning into romance. So, I did something about it... So we began our careers together as young platoon commanders and it was busy – the learning curve was vast and challenging and not without sweat and tears.  We attended daily [...]

A Posting to Germany and a Lifelong Romance, part 4

...it is the belief that there are no coincidences but that rather, everything in life has a pattern and that a coincidence is simply the moment that the pattern becomes briefly visible. 
~Anthony Horowitz

Sweet Sixteen

1981 was the year my Mom morphed into a love-sick teenager right before my cringing eyes.  My parents were in the midst of a break up but the first step was for them to have a trial separation while still both living in our bungalow. Mom had the basement and Dad had the upstairs.  They [...]