M. Douglas Wray

Gift and Warning

I never thought I’d be a good parent, so I avoided that route in life. Fate had other ideas. I subsequently met, married, and lost two wives. Their names and … Read More


Blessings come wrapped in tragedies. I thank God for my blessings and give honor to those gone beyond who await me now.

Darkest Days

Thank you Didibear for being my wife and my lover. I miss you.


Many people say their mate ‘made them bloom’ – my dear wife Marilyn was much more ambitious. The vines of her work run throughout my life now.

To Marilyn: March 2, 2010

A letter to my lost wife near the first anniversary of her death. Life goes on but the reminders of the past remain.

Rocky’s 95

Rocky Mountain National Park celebrated it’s 95th anniversary today. Marilyn and I loved the Park. I still do. Here’s some photos from her memorial event there

Unseen Homeland

This is from Marilyn’s friend Kris via her friend Karen and thence her friend Paula to me. I confess I have been remiss in posting this. Each time I looked … Read More

Marilyn’s first email to me

I have every single email Marilyn ever sent me. I went back to the very beginning and found this. Sigh. She was 100% honest and right out front – start … Read More

God, Thou Art Love

If I forget, Yet God remembers! If these hands of mine Cease from their clinging, yet the hands divine Hold me so firmly that I cannot fall; And if sometimes … Read More


Today would have been our 11th anniversary. Missing you terribly today wife.