Posts Tagged "Marriage"

Audio Excerpt, Chapter 40, Broken Hearts from “Love and Marriage”

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Audio Excerpt, Chapter 40, Broken Hearts from “Love and Marriage”

Audio Excerpt from Love & Marriage: The Love Story of Nancy & Frank. I thought it might be fun and exciting to try to and record a chapter of my first book with me as the reader. I randomly chose a chapter, which was Chapter 40 in Love and Marriage, named Broken Hearts. Frank was leaving for Vietnam after we had been home for a very short while from our assignment in Okinawa The writing of a personal Memoir involves all of your senses.  You are immediately transported back to that moment in time of your life. Emotions run rampant as you write about real life experiences. I knew this,...

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My Soulmate Love for Eternity

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My Soulmate Love for Eternity

After marrying my soulmate Frank on May 8, 1968,  he passed from this world on January 30, 1997, due to a sudden illness. We had been married for nearly twenty-nine years at the time of his death.  Frank and I were eighteen years old when we married and only thirty hours separated the difference in our ages, so we actually grew up together. As our hearts and souls became so entwined together they became one strong thread. On our first date, Frank walked me to the front door of my parents home, told me that he loved me and that he was going to marry me.  I  looked at Frank knowing what he...

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Responsibility is it Declining?

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Responsibility is it Declining?

While writing a new chapter on my website called, “Next Stop is Okinawa”, many questions came to my mind as I was typing about a job which I had worked at prior to leaving Texas for Okinawa. While describing my job requirements and responsibilities while working as a  grocery cashier/checker at HEB in 1969, I realized that many young people in 2018 would find those job requirements and responsibilities quite challenging and maybe a little bit enslaving. Having these thoughts running through my mind,  led me to wonder about the changes that modern technology has made in the world,...

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Honeymoon & HemisFair 1968

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Honeymoon & HemisFair 1968

  Waking up that first morning as Frank’s wife was surreal.  Wondering was it all a dream or reality, and then I heard Frank say, “Good Morning Mrs. L. F. Henderson, Jr.” and I knew it was real. Frank and I did what we needed to do to get dressed then repacked our suitcases so we could get a start on our first day as Husband and Wife. I should stop right here and say “thank you” with profound appreciation to my Mom and her good friend, Peggy Goodloe Fisher.  Evidently, they were feeling very naughty while I was in the shower on the day of my wedding. So...

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Our First Home in Ayer, Mass.

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Our First Home in Ayer, Mass.

Getting on an airplane in Houston at Hobby Airport then being nervous because of never having flown before,  I so was excited to finally be on my way to be with Frank again. Of course, flying Student Standby meant that I could be held up at any point of my trip if the plane I was scheduled to fly on was full with others who had paid the full amount for a ticket. My flight would take me from Houston to Chicago then after changing planes in Chicago, I would fly on to Boston where Frank would be waiting at the airport for me. After arriving at the airport in Chicago and finally finding the gate...

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