Category Archives: wife

Nine Years

My older daughter emotionally posted Monday, “Lord, get me through Wednesday and I will be okay for another year.” My younger daughter responded, “I’m with you sis.” My three boys are unusually quiet. I continue to cope. Today — the … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 3

Before wrapping up this journey, I had to say thank you to my children for giving me permission to share this behind the scenes look at my 40-plus year adventure with Karen. Karen, of course, is/was the best thing that … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 1

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love … I Corinthians 13:13 As we wrap things up, I would like to share a few other anecdotes that just didn’t fit anywhere. And, … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Working Our Way Back 1

A good wife is the crown of her husband… Proverbs 12:4a The road back east stopped in Toledo and I believe it was a solid time of growth for both Mom and I. It could very well have gone the … Continue reading

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A Birthday Wish for My Wife

For the  first time nearly half a century, I won’t be with my wife to wish her a Happy Birthday. Before we were married … during our 40 years together … even after she passed away, I always spent time … Continue reading

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September 27

Some dates seem to have more significance than others. August 20 — my birthday. August 31 — the day I got married. November 20 — Karen’s birthday. March 25, April 12, May 19, November 4, November 8 — my children’s … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 1

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Needless to say, we outgrew our attic apartment and picked a much larger two-bedroom apartment in Paterson. It was definitely a transitional … Continue reading

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