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After All

After All

Today, Jeff and I celebrate 27 years of marriage, and I couldn’t be happier about it. You see, I picked him out when I was in eighth grade. I was at my best friend’s house practicing for our upcoming cheer tryouts, when I saw him. He was shooting hoops with my best friend’s older brother. “Who is that with Ryan?” I asked. “Oh that’s Jeff Adams,” Angie answered. I stared in his direction for a few minutes longer, trying not…

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Date Night—Yes!

Date Night—Yes!

Remember date nights? I actually ended up marrying my high school sweetheart, Jeff, so I truly don’t remember life without him. But, there were several years when our daughters were toddlers that we certainly didn’t feel like sweethearts. We were more like two people who lived in the same house, and eventually collapsed in bed next to each other—sometimes with two toddlers and a dog between us. Sound familiar? Thankfully, I was part of a bible study for young marrieds…

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Shall We Dance?

Shall We Dance?

  Since our oldest daughter, Abby, was getting married that June, Jeff and I decided it might be a good idea to take some dance lessons since we knew there would be lots of dancing at the reception, and we really didn’t want to embarrass ourselves or Abby. (Jeff and I were high school sweethearts and we’ve danced at a lot of dances over the years, but we’ve never danced well. Sure, we’ve had a good time but we truly…

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