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My One Line a Day Journal Taught Me Five Important Lessons

Five years ago I started a One Line a Day Journal. Each page has a date at the top with lines for five years. Every day I write down one line about something that happened that day. From monumental moments to Read more…


Love & Football: A House Divided

One Couple, Two Football Teams, An Etsy Solution   Years ago I asked my mom “How are you supposed to know who to marry?” Sure there is love and respect and attraction, but what is the secret sauce for making Read more…


Cleveland Rocks: Our Visit to State 20/50

Drew Carey was right, Cleveland rocks.

Some couples go to lovely romantic island resorts on vacation. Glen and I chose Cleveland. The Journey to 50 I’ve mentioned before that our master plan is to visit all 50 states together. We even have a huge map in our Read more…


How To Catch a Bat in Your House and Stay Married

First off, I researched “blind as a bat” as part of this post and apparently bats have excellent vision. So I feel really lied to by idioms. But in any case, this post is about a bat. In our house. Read more…


The Tale of Elliptical Hill

My husband and I are both fairly educated people, but if you lived near us you would be writing letters to our various alma maters requesting that our degrees be rescinded in order to maintain academic quality and reputation. At Read more…


The Structural Significance of Baby Howie

Baby Howie’s House We moved into our house in 2011. It has its issues, but there is a perfect spot for an extra tall Christmas tree, which is really all you can ask for in a home. (That 75% of Read more…


36 Questions That Lead to Love (And Lava Cake)

If you listen to the Modern Love podcast you may be familiar with the 36 Questions That Lead to Love. Pretty interesting concept and made for a really great New York Times essay turned podcast episode. Basically the idea is that Read more…


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