Category Archives: Aging Together

Advent Calendar

These days before Christmas can be hectic and sometimes our relationship doesn’t get much attention.  We are late getting started, but taking a cue from the Advent Calendar, we give you a list of an activity that you can do … Continue reading

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Folding Fitted Sheets

During the last week both of us have encountered a comment about folding fitted sheets.  I saw posts by several people on FaceBook about how to fold a fitted sheet.  Bob saw a book titled “Life is too Short to … Continue reading

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We’re Home!

On September 16 we started driving west from Chicago with the intention of seeing some of the western part of the U.S. that we had never visited and to move toward our goal of visiting all 50 states.  We arrived … Continue reading

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Dreams IV

We have been on the road for two weeks and are looking forward to the week or so remaining until we are back home. It has been a great two weeks+a day.  When Rita wrote last week we were in … Continue reading

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Dreams III

We have driven 1500 + miles since we last posted our blog.  It has been a wonderful week with many great moments for us.  The words the Apostles spoke to Jesus on the Mount of the Transfiguration continue to run … Continue reading

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Dreams, Part 2

As we said last week, we are beginning another segment of dreams we have been creating for some time.  We had lunch or dinner the past week with many old friends.  Each of them in their own ways encouraged us … Continue reading

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Dreams

I (Rita) did a quick internet search of songs with “dream” in the title and came up with more than I imagined.  Below are a few that jumped out at me. All I Have To Do Is Dream (whenever I … Continue reading

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How our love grew in Haiti

We have just returned from two weeks in Haiti where we presented a seminar on Divergent Thinking at the University of the Nouvelle Grand Anse in Jeremie (UNOGA).  The beginning of the seminar started in 2012 when I taught a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Our 48 Years Together

Last week we celebrated our 48th anniversary.  We had a wonderful day together.  As we went through the day we happened to mention on occasion that it was our 48th anniversary.  We were surprised by the response.  Many saw that … Continue reading

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Our Anniversary

Today is our 48th wedding anniversary.  We remember a beautiful, sunny day and a small country church, St. Francis, in Cranberry Prairie, OH.  The years have been very good to us and God continues to bless us every day.  So … Continue reading

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