Tag Archives: Marriage

The Gold Ring

It’s funny how your mind can drift. One minute you are thinking about something and the next you have traveled to a completely different thought. It happened to me the other day. I was focused on my diet and the … Continue reading

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Where Two Once Stood

Where two once stood, now one aloneLeft to journey on their ownGone the love they chose to shareDashed in the ashes of despairA heart now turned to stone How for this loss will I atoneSurvive without the love I’ve knownOne … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Taste

I remember sitting on the old black stove in the kitchen as a little boy while my mother taught me how to tie my shoes.  Beyond that, I never needed guidance getting dressed until, in my teens, my dad taught … Continue reading

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Love

Love is the hand that touches another’s heart Love is laughing for no reason other than you want to Love is saying silly things and not caring who hears them Love is a feeling that you are better when you … Continue reading

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If At First

Over the years, I have painted and/or papered more rooms then I care to remember.  In fact, in my current home, I have painted every room once, several twice, and a couple three times.  For some reason, my wife always … Continue reading

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Marriage 101

I consider myself a relatively intelligent man, not to be confused with a smart one.  There is a difference.  To me intelligence is something you gain through education and life experiences.  Being smart is something you gain by being married.  … Continue reading

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Saturday Surprise Updated

Back in December, I wrote a blog entry revealing the fact that I had volunteered to cook one evening meal a week.  This in spite of the fact that I Don’t Cook. Well, my wife thought it was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Shop

I think everyone knows what today is.  It is the day that all the people who cannot afford to buy a lot of things during the year suddenly get up in the middle of the night for the sole purpose … Continue reading

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Marching Through Life

Thinking back on my youth, I believe that one of the best things that I did was join the military. I was like any other recent high school grad. What I had learned up to then, paled by comparison to … Continue reading

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Walking Alone

Maybe it’s because I am well into my years that I pay more attention to those that are aging around me.  Like trying on a suit and deciding how it fits and if you are comfortable in it. I see … Continue reading

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