“You can always throw me under the bus!” That’s Joe’s favorite phrase these days when he’s talking to our teenagers. Occasionally they have found themselves in a sticky situation and not sure how to tell someone no. Its hard at that age to have to say, I can’t do that or I don’t want to […]
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What do you think of when you hear the word accommodate? “Accommodations” reminds me of traveling or booking a room. When someone gives me accommodations, they are making space for me. Moving some things around to provide for my needs. I think of a weary traveler needing a place to stay. Joe is the weary […]
Joe and I had a long courtship before we were married- five years, one week, and one day to be exact :). The last three years we lived 100 miles apart so we didn’t see each other much. Joe would often make the long car trip just to see me for a few hours. All […]
My favorite thing I say to Joe, besides “I love you”? Honestly, it’s like the phrase just flies off my tongue before I even have a chance to grab it. “That won’t work.” There was a time where 99% of our arguments stemmed from some version of that phrase leaving one of our mouths and […]
“I first fell in love with his eyes” “There’s just something about her eyes” So much of falling in love with someone has something to do with the eyes. Sing with me, all you who lived in the 90’s…..Look into my eyes…You will see…What you mean to me…. When Joe and I started dating in […]
Defensiveness is ugly. It doesn’t look good on anyone. “Stop being so defensive!” Me defensive? You’re the one who’s being defensive! “But I” “But you” “At Least I” “Well I don’t”. Defend, defend, defend, because there’s just no way I’m wrong here. No. Way. Joe and I have both struggled with defensiveness in different ways. […]