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H is for …. the Single Secret to a Lasting Marriage

Monday Today was the day… I did some morning work, had a couple of friends for tea and did a visit to Echo to see latest progress. But the the thing that has been on my mind over the last … Continue reading

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Marriage Gets Ugly Sometimes

Have you ever seen someone have a barney in public? After 32 years of marriage, I sort of like let rip at Mike in a public place. Granted there were not many people around – only one in fact, but … Continue reading

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32 Years of Marriage

In 2012, on our 26th wedding anniversary, I wrote a blog of 26 reasons why we have a fabulous marriage. Today, I can add 6 more, seeing as we have been married 32 years! We have the same faith.  On … Continue reading

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He Read My Mind

Stuart came across yesterday evening. He had nipped home (cottage in our back garden) only to find that the battery in his alarm remote was flat and he couldn’t turn the alarm off. We have a spare so we gave … Continue reading

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Mike and I Made a Deal

Today has been a profitable day. I’ve done almost 9 hours of work – I have fitted that in because I only stopped a short while ago. I cleared an inbox that had a whopping 360 emails in it. I … Continue reading

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Being Easy to Live With

I don’t think I’m always so easy to live with but I do strive to be. Here are what I believe are to be the top ways to be easy to live with: Serve – Mike and I serve each … Continue reading

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Treating My Husband Like I Treat My Boss!

It’s such an interesting thing this. My work involves a lot of admin which I generally enjoy doing. So when Mike comes to me and says he needs help with a whole lot of his admin, how should I react.  … Continue reading

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31 Things About Mike

Saturday 9th August 1986 I walked down the aisle before a couple of hundred people and Mike and I said “I do!” If I knew then what I know now, I would have run down the aisle saying, “Where do … Continue reading

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A Matter of Attitude and Gratitude

I love to observe people and especially married couples. It’s always interesting to see how they interact and treat each other. I’ve written before about how I love to watch House Hunters International and see how couples need to compromise. … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago Today, A Sweet Romance Began

Freedom Day 2017 will always take on a special significance for me. The run up to that day was a bit of a roller coaster ride for our family. Stacey was still in her teens when she encountered a guy online … Continue reading

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R25 Date

So yesterday evening Mike and I started out on an evening walk. As we left, though, he said, let’s walk down to the Mall and buy something for dessert. I asked if he had any money on him, to which he … Continue reading

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He Pulls The Chair Out For Me

It’s one of the things Mike does most times that we go out for a meal. He pulls the chair out for me and gets me seated before he sits down. It’s such gentleman-like behaviour! It displays care toward me … Continue reading

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Unhappily Married Pastor

This morning I had a short distance to drive and turned on CCFm, just in time for Focus on the Family. I haven’t listened to it for ages and was reminded at how much I have missed out. On the … Continue reading

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How To Be Married 101

I was thinking about this, this morning. Marriage is a complex arrangement! What are the most important things to know about being married? What does it mean to be married? If someone had to ask me how to be married, … Continue reading

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This is what marriage is all about…

Quite often it really is the little things that makes  a marriage happy. Today Mike and I had one of those little things. It all had to do with the traffic department. After our driver’s licences were stolen, we applied … Continue reading

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