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Different Ovens

One day at work a coworker and I were sharing amusing stories about our relationships when another coworker walked up. He listened for a moment, nodded his head in all the right places, and then said, “Well, I tell you … Continue reading

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A Reasonable Explanation

On a slightly unseasonably warm fall afternoon I found myself in the type of situation that usually only exists in ,uh, situational or romantic comedies. Chrisie and I were dating, but not yet engaged. Between classes, she came by and … Continue reading

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Prom Night

Here’s the thing about my high school Prom: it wasn’t even in the same city as my high school. Instead, it was at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, This isn’t a bad thing in and of itself, it just created … Continue reading

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The Prom Procession

The Spring of 1991 was supposed to be the time of my life (or something). I had a few easy coast courses (which oddly netted me the Honors Diploma that advanced math wouldn’t) and enjoyed if not full acceptance by … Continue reading

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After Dinner Mince

It was the first Mother’s Day after Chrisie and I got married. Somehow my mom managed to get both my brother, I, ¬†and our wives over to my parents’ house for dinner. I use the word “managed” because even then … Continue reading

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Tech Support

IT is a unique field. Partially because of just how broad a field it actually is, but mostly because people seem to have a lot of misconceptions about those of us who work in IT. I don’t mean the normal … Continue reading

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Like Butter on a Knife

Clear communication is extremely important in a marriage. It should be one of the foundational skills that couples develop if they even think about getting married. Of course, even couples who communicate with one another very well occasionally trip up. … Continue reading

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