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What You See Is What You Get. Except When It’s Not

What You See Is What You Get. Except When It’s Not

By in Blog, Engaged, Married, Single

First impressions can tell us a lot. In fact, in this country, we’re practically obsessed with them: We have too much hair. We don’t have enough hair. The hair is in all the wrong places. And where did all that gray hair come from?

We’re so obsessed with first impressions that we have designer bodies, hair, and shoes. And we drive sports cars that cost as much as small houses…

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No Greater Love

No Greater Love

By in Blog, Engaged, Married, Single

It’s February 14, Valentine’s Day. You may love it or hate it, look forward to it or dread it. But there’s no ignoring it with all the floral shop and jewelry store commercials, and the not-so-subtle “blackmail” by greeting card makers.

It’s a bit like Christmas when you think about it.

No Valentine’s Day Commercial Here

If you’re expecting me to “wax poetic” and write in sugary prose about the importance of Valentine’s Day, forget it….

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National Marriage Week 2014: The First Thing to Go

National Marriage Week 2014: The First Thing to Go

By in Blog, Married

Ever heard that old saying about the first thing to go? The version I’ve heard most says it’s the memory. And even though that’s just a bit of comedy, we CAN fall victim to memory loss in marriage.

What do we forget? To extend common courtesy to each other. That we’re not always right. That marriage is not a competition. We can forget a thousand little things that meant the world to us while we were courting.

And we wonder what happened to the spark…

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National Marriage Week: Time to Pull the Plug

National Marriage Week: Time to Pull the Plug

By in Blog, Married

Today’s idea for National Marriage Week, Day 6, is another idea that’s simple to explain and not so easy to do. In fact, it’s so hard that I’m asking myself as I write this whether we can do it.

Do what? UNPLUG!
Come Back! I’m Not Finished

You see where this is going, and you’re either about to throw something at me or move on to something else, but don’t. I mean it!

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National Marriage Week 2014: Take it to the Wall

National Marriage Week 2014: Take it to the Wall

By in Blog, Married

Does your life feel like a big yawn these days? Have you and your spouse dreamed of doing something big? Something special? Something different? Well, then it’s time for you to get off the sofa and take it to wall. Gather Your Dreams A great way to get out of your rut is to plan an adventure together. And we have a simple way to do it. You’ll need some blank wall...

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