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I was a good wife that kept a spotless house,
And cooked good food each day for my dear spouse.
When he mowed the lawn in the summer heat,
I would bring him a cool drink, just to be sweet.

After thirty years we have parted ways.
Now I have a new trail in which to blaze.
I’m finding out that being single has its perks.
I’m in charge now, and that’s how it works!

I don’t have to clean the house if I’m not inclined,
Or cook every day, working off my behind!
I can go out to dinner whenever I choose.
I don’t have to watch a man on the couch snooze!

I can run around the house naked as a jaybird,
And go without makeup, which in the heat is preferred.
Yes, the single life has given me a taste of freedom.
My new motto in life is “love ‘em and leave ‘em.”






6/15/17


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Date: 6/15/2017 7:44:00 PM
It seems there are no regrets, as it should be...
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Brenda McGrath
Date: 6/15/2017 8:12:00 PM
Well, I can't say there are no regrets, especially after being married so long. But I am enjoying being my own boss! :)
Date: 6/15/2017 3:21:00 PM
Amen sister. You said it! Lol Love it, Brenda:)
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Brenda McGrath
Date: 6/15/2017 3:24:00 PM
Thanks Daniel. Just counting my blessings :)
Date: 6/15/2017 3:20:00 PM
Awesome! Congratulations =D xomo
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Brenda McGrath
Date: 6/15/2017 3:25:00 PM
Thank you Maureen. :)
Date: 6/15/2017 3:11:00 PM
Oh what a positive uplifting humourous poem Brenda - this is proof there is life after divorce! Adding it to my faves I love it!!!:-) hugs Jan xx
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Brenda McGrath
Date: 6/15/2017 8:24:00 PM
Have a wonderful anniversary Jan! There is still true love for many couples. Today would have been my parents 65th wedding anniversary. He passed away a couple of years ago. She was reminiscing today.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/15/2017 4:24:00 PM
I will celebrate my 26th wedding anniversary next Thursday - my hubbies cancer had brought us closer together than I would ever have imagined and yes our marriage is for keeps:-) hugs Jan xx
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Brenda McGrath
Date: 6/15/2017 3:24:00 PM
Thanks Jan. It does have its advantages! But if you have a keeper, hang on to him :)