We can't control with whom our children choose to partner. But we're their parents and we want the best for them. We've lived long enough to recognize relationship red flags.
As a painter, Pablo Picasso had nothing on me. Sure, he had a Blue Period, but it lasted only three years. My Blue Period has lasted almost 25 years, and every time I've had a painting project, it's made me blue, which is the color of the master bedroom and the adjoining bathroom.
The story of what happened the night the family returned home from the hospital after Grandpa Joe's death is quite amazing.