Memorial Day Love

Memorial Day Love

On July 9, 2011, I said, “I take you, my beloved Jerry, to be my husband. To live with you and laugh with you. To stand by your side and sleep in your arms. To be joy to your heart and food to your soul. To bring out the best in you always; and for you, to...

Read more

Falling in Love

Falling in Love

My grandfather asked me all these years later if I still felt it was the right thing to marry a soldier. The question surprised me. “I didn’t have a choice,” I replied. Of course, literally that is not true. We always have a choice. Yet when I met Jerry...

Read more

Thoughts on Love

Thoughts on Love

Thoughts on love straight from the source (in no particular order) – The Holy Bible (ESV): Colossians 3:14 “And above all these, put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-8,13 “Love is patient and kind; love...

Read more

“My Husband”

“My Husband”

What’s in a name? “My husband” has a meaning; a connotation as well. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Jerry Gass was my husband. The best husband. He loved me so much there are hardly words to describe it. He treated me like a princess. He...

Read more

The Perfect Man

Thoughts on Love

What does the perfect man look like? It is not about his eyes, though they are dreamy. It is not about his height, though I love the way when I stand against him he feels like a wall as I look up at him, stable and strong. It is not his hair, though my...

Read more