Postcard from Reno

In the first months of our marriage we drove back to Minnesota to visit with Mary Jo’s family. That was back when there was a national speed limit of 55 m.p.h. due to one of the nation’s first gas shortages. At that speed it took us three ten-hour days of driving to get there. On [...] Read more »

Plan for Life – Postcards from a Marriage

We often think of our marriage as a journey.  One that started 36 years ago and still has us visiting any number of foreign shores and unknown lands.  Yet, we’re not just talking about trips to exotic locales like Colombia or Italy.  There have also been adventures like buying our first house, becoming parents for [...] Read more »

Family Challenges – Barely time for the Honeymoon

Here we are Fifty years married and looking back at the numerous challenges that we faced in our Marriage. The challenges were unique to us, but we’re sure you may face some of the difficulties and resultant joys.  So come with us and help us retrace the steps. The first challenge was that we were [...] Read more »

Sharing in a marriage…

The old man placed an order for one hamburger, French fries and a drink. He unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half, placing one half in front of his wife. He then carefully counted out the French fries, dividing them into two piles and neatly placed one pile in front of his [...] Read more »