Tag Archives: Family

Ikea hell

I am a pretty handy guy. Other than rebuilding the transmission of my 1980 Ford F-250 pick-up truck, or performing open heart surgery I can eventually figure out how to build or fix just about anything. Yes, that all sounds … Continue reading

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Learning about love one french fry at a time

I am going to share something with you and you have to PROMISE not to tell my wife, I eat at McDonald’s once or twice a month because I love their french fries. I know, I know, I am always … Continue reading

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Characters we meet along the way

When my girls were young and not so health conscious, which means they still enjoyed hot dogs, french fries and drank milk shakes, we ate lunch at a local fast food restaurant almost every Saturday. In my community most, if … Continue reading

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Why are we here?

I read the obituaries everyday, something that I have done for the last 30 years. But a couple of years ago the way I read the obituaries changed. Rather then looking for names I know or recognize now I look at the … Continue reading

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Memories of heaven

It is funny being around people who you have known your whole life, people that have known me my whole life. I attended my aunts memorial service yesterday and saw uncles, aunts and cousins that sadly I hadn’t seen since the … Continue reading

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A scream in suburbia

My wife and I have lived in our house for almost twenty years. When we moved on this street we were the young family with kids, while everyone else around us were late middle-aged or retired. So for the 70-year-old … Continue reading

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The marriage cycle

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin One of my most read post is Divorce, cancer, heart attacks and suicide. This post talks about the changes that are occurring among my peer group … Continue reading

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