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Fair is Fair

Being a Libra, I am nothing if not fair. I like my scales balanced. I recently had some blogging fun at Doug's expense by writing about a few things he says that I don't like. I'm keenly aware that there are things I say (and do) that Doug doesn't like. Here are a few: I… Continue reading Fair is Fair

Family, Relationships

Love Illuminated

Daniel Jones, the editor of the New York Times' Modern Love column has read about 50,000 essays on love, and written a book  called Love Illuminated -- Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject about what he's learned. When Jones talked to Katie Couric about the book, she said she thinks if you want to find someone, you… Continue reading Love Illuminated

Family, Relationships

How Do I Love Thee?

Let me start by confessing that I am not the most romantic woman in the world. When Sara was a little girl, she called me “pathetic” because I couldn’t think of anything romantic to give Doug for Valentines. I guess she thought my red toolbox didn't cut it. I am a practical gift giver. I… Continue reading How Do I Love Thee?

Family, Relationships

Judger vs. Perceiver

When Doug and I were dating he was doing a lot of professional work involving the Myers Briggs personality type test -- a test that determines your personality preferences.

Family

Rock Star Wife

Last week Doug came home from work and rushed outside to mow the lawn, hoping he'd have time to finish it before our dinner guests arrived. However, halfway through the mowing, our guests arrived, and Doug turned off the mower to greet them and come in for dinner. He planned to finish it the next… Continue reading Rock Star Wife