How To Stay Married For 44 Years

July 4th is our anniversary, so I’m dedicating this post to my lovely wife. How To Stay Married For 44 Years This is my wife (she’s the one holding the brush). Her name is Michele, but I have known her as Mikki since I was 13 years old. We got married a few months after […]

Five Reasons I Hate My Wife

Today is my wife’s 60th birthday, and it’s quite possible she’ll kill me just for spreading that news. But since it is such a momentous occasion, I thought I’d dedicate today’s blog to her. Why I Hate My Wife I realize this sounds like a horrible title for a blog post, especially when I have […]

Six Magical Words—The Secret to a Successful Marriage

  My wife and I celebrated our 43rd anniversary yesterday. That’s what all the fireworks were about. Because of that, I didn’t have time for a long post, so I threw something together about marriage. What Makes a Marriage Work? Since I’ve started writing, a lot of people have asked questions about my background. Once […]

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