Category Archives: On Doing Life with Erik

The $7.99 Purchase That May Have Saved My Marriage

People talk about the 7 year itch. Seven years into marriage, apparently, people tend to get “itchy”. If you can make it through that 7 -10 year timeframe, you’re doing really well. Well last April, I was freaking out. I … Continue reading

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Myers Briggs & Marriage: ISFJ & INTJ

I am an ISFJ. My husband is an INTJ. I’ve heard it said, that when looking for a mate, one should seek to find someone who shares the same preferences on the middle two letters in the Myers Briggs personality … Continue reading

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Guitar Picks & Bobby Pins

Everywhere I go in this house, I find guitar picks.  On the kitchen table, kitchen counters, kitchen floors. In Joshua’s toy bins, between the couch cushions, on the piano bench. On the dryer, in the lint trap, on the basement … Continue reading

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An {almost} Perfect Day

Today was an {almost} perfect day. Wanna know why? 4.5% good messy hair bun11% fun activities20.5% just us three23% great weather 41% my chosen attitude It also helped that Joshua slept til 7:21am, and I only remember having to get … Continue reading

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Oh How Life Has Changed

Mother’s Day in 2009 … I purposefully scheduled a weekend getaway so as to not have to be at church. (Granted, I mixed up my dates, and we actually had our getaway the weekend before Mother’s Day, so I ended … Continue reading

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Good bye Old Friends

2005, new kittens 2008, Christmas cats Pretty Nicolett Sheridan loves Erik–and his stuff! Nicky, my princess, 2011, the Giveaway Day Sheridan, “Evil”, 2011, the Giveaway Day My life is a constant streams of “lasts” and “goodbyes.” A little unexpectedly, one … Continue reading

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My Life Lately

Life is a little bit of a blur lately. I remember the beginning of August … but I’m not quite sure when and how it became August 25th. I remember saying that I wanted August to be over … and … Continue reading

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