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39 And Counting…

Ha, you thought 39 was my age, didn’t you? Oh…. you knew I was way older? That obvious, huh? Fine. I’ll get on with the post… Yesterday was our 39th wedding anniversary. I thought it would be fun to reminisce … Continue reading

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What I Put Up With

Disclaimer: No marriages were harmed in composing this post. Date night! What to wear? I wouldn’t doll up much. Formals are nice and all, but this was a regular ol’ local date, not some big snazzy do in Dallas. After … Continue reading

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Birthday FAIL: or, Why My Husband’s Bicycle Has a Preposterous Name

He already has so many bicycles I can’t keep track of them. What’s one more? That’s what I thought last summer, when Brent showed me an ad for a custom, retro-style Bianchi road bike. His newest bike is also a … Continue reading

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An All-time Favorite

Well, friends, today I publish my 300th post on this blog. Three… hundred… It boggles my mind. To celebrate, I’m sort of taking the day off and re-posting my sweet mother-in-law’s all-time favorite. (It’s one of my favorites, too.) This one first … Continue reading

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Symphony Stretch

It all started when I got a postcard advertising the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s concert featuring The Pines of Rome, which I thought I remembered Brent mentioning. So I texted him: Isn’t “Pines of Rome” your favorite piece? He answered right … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine: Tool, or Enemy?

I haven’t had any trouble with my appliances in quite a while. (Click here if you don’t know what I’m talking about.) It’s been so long, in fact, that when Brent asked me to sew circles of Velcro backing onto … Continue reading

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Condiment Conflict

My husband, Brent, and I are usually pretty compatible. We both like reading, bicycling and ice cream. We enjoy the same music. I like to cook, he likes to eat. (Okay, so do I.) Sometimes we even agree on the … Continue reading

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