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Appreciating Public School Teachers

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day. My wife got her teaching credential over 30 years ago and has worked in public schools with children from early childhood education through junior high, now teaching eighth grade P.E. to 13 and 14 … Continue reading

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29 Years and Counting – an anniversary toast

Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine. Rick, Casablanca I’m glad she walked into mine. ***

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The Best Woman In My Life (plus update #5 on my Dad)

[For those who have followed the updates on my dad’s recovery and our plans to move him to assisted living near us (see update #5 at the end of this post) you know how much I rely on my wife. She … Continue reading

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Getting Schooled by My Wife on Teacher Appreciation Day

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day, and since my wife’s a teacher I figured I’d tell you how she’s schooled me over the years. Here’s what I know about teachers: ***  

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A Husband’s Memories – covering up for Christmas

[Updated from the archives.] *** My wife and I don’t do presents much. One year, though, back when I was still an associate at my law firm, I received a Christmas bonus. It wasn’t much as law firm bonuses go, … Continue reading

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Celebrating 28 Years of Marriage – an anniversary post

[If today’s post gives you the impression I love my wife, you’re correct. Today is our 28th anniversary and to celebrate I am re-running this post that appeared on Valentine’s Day 2013.] Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was … Continue reading

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Marriage Is Not A Democracy

I’ve read much on marriage over the years. Some is wonderful, some is funny, some is heart-wrenching and some is just plain stupid. Here’s one of the worst: In a marriage the husband and wife each have a say in … Continue reading

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Married 26 Years and Looking Elsewhere for Happiness – an anniversary post

Rejoice in the wife of your youth. (Proverbs 5:18.) The Wedding We married in the little church my wife grew up in, on a hill overlooking San Diego Harbor. The most memorable moment was when the minister asked us if … Continue reading

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My Favorite Father’s Day Card

Last Sunday was Father’s Day, and I received some cards from my wife and kids. This one’s my favorite: This card has two of the most significant aspects of my life in it. I’m a father and I like my … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine

Valentine’s Day 1987 Our first Valentine’s Day was supposed to be a romantic affair. I planned a meal for just the two of us, something I would cook in my then-girlfriend’s kitchen and we could eat by candle light, gazing … Continue reading

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