Category Archive: Togetherness

The Myth of the Right (or Wrong) Person

My wife and I met when we were pretty young. I was 18 and almost finished with my first quarter in college. She was just over a month away from turning 16 and a sophomore in high school. A friend of mine who was still in high school threw a party for the cast of …

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Celebrating 17 Years

My wife and I celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary this past Sunday (it’s not too late to send a gift!). Last year we spent a wonderful weekend hanging out in Atlanta, visiting the Georgia Aquarium, staying on the fifty-somethingth floor of the Westin downtown, and eating at The Sun Dial restaurant on the seventy-first floor with …

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And the Two Shall Become One

No original post today, as I’ve been sick and today’s my oldest son’s birthday. In lieu of a post by yours truly, please enjoy this excellent article written a couple of weeks ago by my friend, Angela, on her blog, Adventures in Buckland. And the Two Shall Become One I’ll be back on Wednesday!

We Need to Talk

So, I had planned to move on to “for richer or for poorer” in the wedding vows series that I started last week, and I will get to that at some point. This week, though, turns out to be about service and communication. In the past few days, I’ve discovered that more than one couple of …

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The Good Kind of Cheating

Guys, you already know this, but you spend too much time at work. I know I do, and I bet you do, too. We dads tell ourselves (and our wives) that we’re working long hours to provide for our families. But, more than our provision, our wives (and kids, too, for that matter) want our presence. …

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The Importance of Teamwork

On a typical weeknight, I get home from work between 6:30 and 7PM. We eat dinner as a family, discuss how everyone’s day went, and then start the process of getting the children ready for bed. The two oldest can get themselves ready now, my youngest boy is getting there, and my youngest girl still needs …

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