Life as a wife: Just like Emmylou

I’ve been remiss in posting here.  Preparing Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood for launch on Jan. 5 has kept me beyond busy. (The book is on sale at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista, Corte Madera, Calif., now and available for...

Dancing to Elvis

Dancing to Elvis By Laura McHale Holland Jim burst through the door yesterday afternoon after running errands and called, “Laura, Laura, you have to hear these two Elvis songs I just listened to! I’d forgotten how great he was.” I was at work, but, hey, when does that...

Merry Little Christmas

This is a different sort of Life As a Wife episode. Merry Little Christmas By Laura McHale Holland We hauled all of our Christmas paraphernalia down from the garage several days ago, but the boxes sat unopened in the family room until yesterday morning, when I decided...

Sometimes

Sometimes A reflection by Laura with a way cool poem by Moira Kathleen Sometimes I feel like a bloated computer file stuffed with too many variations of the same old story. Other times I’m like a youngster again watching Jiminy Cricket sing When You Wish Upon a...

Fuckin’ Falafel

Fuckin’ Falafel By Laura McHale Holland Here’s another little something from my life as a wife: I’ve removed the text of this post because for some folks it cast my husband in a negative light, which was not my intention. I’m leaving the...

Domestic goddess—not

Here’s a little something from my life as a wife. Jim pulls an old L.L. Bean shirt from the dryer, hands it to me and asks, “Can you do something with this?” “Sure,” I say. “It’ll be great for rags. Chamois is really...