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I was married 10 years ago today. 10 reasons why my wife is a keeper…….

Just a warning…..I’m going on 4 hours of sleep over the previous 2 nights.  I don’t know what is going on.  Maybe this isn’t the best time to write this?  Or maybe it’s the perfect time?  Either way….. 10 reasons … Continue reading

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“Maggie Grace, General Mills, and do Chocolate Fruit Roll-Ups make sense for your diet.”

As I watch my wife hang out with my daughter it’s natural to have quite a bucket full of emotion and thought.  During their hang-out time I walked over to the couch and took this picture.  It looks like Maggie … Continue reading

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The birth of something.

My first child is arriving in a matter of days or weeks. I’m looking forward to meeting her.  I’ve been talking to her (the belly) and telling her about the important things.  (God, chicken bog, Cardinals baseball, Led Zeppelin, etc.) … Continue reading

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Resolutions and the Damage Done (to pants)

Thank you, Mr. Young. As I get ready to move on not only to stretchy pants during this time of year, but to a bigger size of stretchy pant, I would like to offer my New Year’s Resolutions, which will … Continue reading

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My wife made a funny…..then my belly did a flip

The other day Nikki was texting her sister-in-law about something she (Nikki) had put off for too long.  She followed it up with a phrase I am going to remember forever….  “I was going to procrastinate, but I waited too … Continue reading

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Yikes. It’s 2011.

Sooooooo……..you wake up and realize it’s 2011.  I remember welcoming in Y2K like it was yesterday and quickly realizing how stupid “Y2K” sounded when I said it, and then I realize the seniors we are currently teaching were in second … Continue reading

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The futility of comparison

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”  –  Theodore Roosevelt

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