Tag Archives: Shopping

Catch Me If You Can

Humpty DumptyDebi had a great fall… Last week I took an unexpected fall. I was waiting on Tom to meet me at Starbucks when it started to rain. Fortunately, I was under one of the huge green umbrellas many stores … Continue reading

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Anniversary Round-Up

We’ve been collecting the anniversary dates of our FB fans the past couple of days, and last count we were at 156. We have nearly 3k fans, so we’re hoping to get a lot more of our readers to respond. … Continue reading

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It’s About Time or What An Alarm Clock Taught Me About Marriage

Our next Barefoot Cabin analogy came when Tom and I were told by our rental agency that we should provide an alarm clock in every bedroom. I can’t remember the last time we actually bought one, so we headed to … Continue reading

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A Short Love Story – Vito’s Coffee Shop

Today I want to share with you a short story I wrote years ago. With Memorial Day the end of this month, it seems the right time.  Vito’s Coffee Shop The day began like any other; after doing a once … Continue reading

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Our 1,000th Post!

It’s true. It came upon us so suddenly and yet, it does seem a long time since we began this blogging journey with all of you in our vineyard. We have laughed. We have cried. We have been encouraged. And … Continue reading

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A New Week – A New Series

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a series, so we thought we’d offer a new one for you beginning tomorrow. The inspiration for this series was Debi spending 2 1/2 weeks with our daughter’s family following the birth of their … Continue reading

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What Day Is Yours Alone?

Anniversaries are special in a way no other annual celebrations are, for this date belongs to you and your spouse alone. We love looking back over our 33 years together remembering how we celebrated each year on February 24th. Today … Continue reading

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Ordinary Days

This post was originally posted in April of 2010. I happened upon it last night as I was looking for something else. What affected me is we’re in a season where life is NOT ordinary. It has been a challenge … Continue reading

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“Go Fish” Fryday

I was in a meeting this week with some other wives, and this idea came to us through laughter and tears, the good kind of tears from laughing too hard. One friend had her toddler in her arms eating a … Continue reading

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