Marriage: More Bending and Bloopers

Everybody has their faults, and I’m no exception. I wrote earlier about my husband’s stubbornness, but in our marriage, he often has the patience of Job. It’s required to put up with me! I’m known for forgetting things. Typically, it’s where I left my keys or my glasses. Yes, they have their designated places, but …

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Marriage: Bending and Bloopers

Marriage is full of give and takes. It’s a fine art to know when to stand your ground and when to yield. Mostly, that means trial and error. For example, our living room TV decided to give up the ghost after the last power outage. It was on while I drank my coffee on a …

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Perception and Communication

What is perception? And why should I care? By now you’ve probably heard the Yanni vs Laurel recording. And if you somehow missed that, you most likely weighed in on The Dress a few years ago — was it blue and black or gold and white? While these are fun and all, they point to some …

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Trains, Planes and Automobiles

Everyone who comes to the Permian Basin declares, “Drivers are crazy here!” They are right. I drove a compact car for a couple days recently, and it was scary. But as my husband says, “That ain’t the half of it.” One morning not long ago, I learned that a B-1B bomber made an emergency landing …

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