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Mariposa Magazine

My Husband Hired a Housekeeper

And I Got a Garden-Helper

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Ben was retired when we first got together; I was and am still working.

Once the area manager of a large janitorial company in New Jersey and later the owner of a small cleaning company, Ben had no hesitation assuming the household duties. I worked at my clients’ offices and he took care of our home, doing all the housework, laundry, cooking…

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Dennett

Dennett

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.