Category Archives: Relationships

Birthday, Every Day, Forever And A Day

In honor of my wife’s upcoming birthday (which also gets me out of having to find a parking spot among three-foot high mounds of snow…): I was all set to seek a card, To tell you how I feel, But … Continue reading

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The Concept Of Last Christmas

The seed may admittedly been planted for this post by a combination of factors, most notably being the cashier at our local movie theater suddenly starting to give me a Senior discount in the last few weeks without my asking … Continue reading

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Christmas Is For The Innocent

(Image Credit New York Daily News) Several years ago I came across this story published in the New York Daily News by Karen Zautyk. She is a former Editorial Board member there who originally wrote this for her father, John. … Continue reading

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Four-Way No Way For Highway

This post continues the “lifeattitudes reprise series”…a fancy way of saying it appeared a few years back and is refreshed now for those who missed it the first time around…enjoy. I come before you today to plead my case for … Continue reading

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The Grocery List – I Have No Reservations

This post begins the “lifeattitudes reprise series”…a fancy way of saying it appeared a few years back and is refreshed now for those who missed it the first time around…enjoy. Each week my wife and I compile a grocery list. It … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Our Lives When Decorations Are From Our Hearts

During a Christmas Season several years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of … Continue reading

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It seems like only yesterday That you said “yes” to me It seems like only yesterday That life began for me   I never would have gotten far If you weren’t by my side I never would have wanted to … Continue reading

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Best. Christmas. Gift. Ever.

You likely know the music. You likely don’t know who composed it. My wife knows the music, the composer and my love of it …which resulted in the best Christmas gift I have ever received…Christmas Day 2011. Trammell Starks has produced some of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorates Lives When Decorations From The Heart

During a Christmas Season years back, I read a column by USA Today writer Craig Wilson…who always has a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of life. The article is not just about the emotion of this time of year, … Continue reading

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The Grocery List – I Have No Reservations

Each week my wife and I compile a grocery list. It is carefully crafted and designed to efficiently go to no more than a couple of food stores on the weekend. We have to go to at least two because “one doesn’t have what the … Continue reading

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Six Ways To Make It To Another Wedding Anniversary

Today is my wedding anniversary. Six ways we’ve made it almost three decades now: 1. See your partner through a big ol’ telescope, not a teeny, tiny microscope.  You have to look at the 50,000-foot view and not micro-manage or escalate incidents or disagreements.  Most definitely, … Continue reading

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