Category Archives: marriage

Hawaii – Part 1

Hawaii really surprised me. I have seen the pictures and movies and assumed that the magic of film make it look incredible, but from the moment we landed I was blown away by the beauty. On the way to Hawaii … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island Date

New York City has blown me away with its seasons. Summer is my least favorite with it being a million degrees; our air conditioner is spotty, and our house has HORRIBLE insulation. Fall was breathtaking. The colors changed slowly so … Continue reading

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Dialog, Date, Depart…

Those words were part of our wedding ceremony. We were challenged to dialog daily, date monthly, depart annually. Almost 22 years later we are still keeping that in mind. Matt just returned from a two-week TDY (work trip) and before … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving Gratitude

I wrote a post on my social media that I want to add here, because it is an accurate snapshot of how I feel at this moment. Anna, walking around in her footy-pajamas, hair in a big fluffy bun, playing … Continue reading

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Our 21st Anniversary

I do not have the perfect marriage. I am NOT the perfect wife. Matt is not the perfect husband. Fortunately, perfection is not the goal! What we have going for us is that we are agreed that Christ is the … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Matt’s Thoughts

Matt’s turn to talk! He took some fun pictures on our trip and they brought up all sorts of new memories from the trip. I loved going back through our trip seeing things from his perspective. So, without any more … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 5

A dream activity of mine was to take sunrise photos at St. Marks. Nothing was holding me back other other than the desire to sleep, but knowing this was my last opportunity gave me the push I needed to set … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 4

Our last full day in Venice was totally unscheduled and unplanned.  We woke up and decided that we really would regret not going inside St. Mark’s Cathedral and, that while we were at it, we may as well go up … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 3

Venice is incredibly photogenic. Everywhere you turn you find a fascinating scene. On this date we were out to find the Banksy, which I mentioned in yesterday’s post. Just three weeks before our trip a cruise ship had crashed into … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2019

You’ll never guess where I am right now? It’s Friday at 10:45 am, the day after Valentine’s Day. I’m in a hotel room alone, writing my third blog post of the day, having spent the night alone. Alone. And that … Continue reading

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