Category Archives: The Story of Us

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September 12th, 1988 was a Monday. It was also the day that my wife and I started dating for the first time.

Thing is, I can’t remember for the life of me how it happened. I could have asked her, sent smoke signals, or it could have been a note with a check box on it.

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19 of 25…

Ok, so… I’m kind of on a ‘children’ oriented bend today. Maybe I’m missing my kids, maybe I’m running short of time and need to make sure I meet my mark, maybe I just really like writing funny stories at the cost of those two offspring that have brought me so much joy in my life (read that last part through gritted teeth (both ways work)).

Whatever the reason (I’ll never telllllll…..), this one piece of advice is one of the most important pieces of advice I can give to any parent, as it is a tried, true and honorary tradition amongst those whom have the privilege of raising offspring. Continue reading 19 of 25…

18 of 25…

So, here’s one for the parent’s. Not sure if this falls into the category of proper parenting, advice, or just a really funny thing to do to your kids. But, a few years back, when our kids were under the age of 10, we all went on a Saturday (Sunday) shopping trip to the mall (Lowe’s).

***Sidenote***

All comments in quotes are what my wife thinks or has said…  and I might be embellishing just a bit, but it’s just a bit.

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16 of 25…

With all that can be opposite about us in our marriage, there are just as many things that we have in common. Some of those, admittedly, I have drug her kicking and screaming too until she liked them, others she already had before we were married. But, finding those things and building on them, has been quite the adventure. So, without too much more fuss, here is a comprehensive list of… Continue reading 16 of 25…