Chapter 12 – The Birth

Pregnancy agreed with me, except for the first few months when I often felt queasy but never nauseated enough to toss my cookies, as they say nowadays. It was spring, the time of new life, and I blossomed in spirit as my belly grew with child.

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Chapter 11 – The House

April 1981. That was it. It was done. Small, cozy home wedding followed by honeymoon in Hawaii. Time to finish up my first semester in Elementary Education with some good grades and take the summer off to plan, dream, and think about what the future holds.

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Chapter 10 – The Wedding

1981 – Shortly after The Captain gave me the ruby engagement ring, we moved from my little apartment in Thibodaux to a rent house in his home community of Dulac, meaning “of the lake” because it sits on the edge … Continue reading