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I More Than Love You

Last week we kicked off our trade show/travel season at work. It's a six month chunk with roughly nine potential shows or competitions spread throughout. (We also do a trip in August.) I spend a great deal of time with my husband regardless, but traveling together pushes us physically closer for longer stretches of time… Continue reading I More Than Love You

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Chats with K

Last Saturday marked 11 years with Kyle. The original "chat with K" occurred on that day in 2007. Me: Guess what? My parents finally decided it'd be ok* if we dated! K: Cool! Me: ...so...? K: Well, I guess we're dating now. Always the romantic, friends. *There's an age gap between us (and I was… Continue reading Chats with K

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Date Ideas for Couples Who Don’t “Date”

I'm going to make a confession that will shock and horrifying marriage bloggers. We don't go on scheduled weekly or bi-weekly or monthly date nights. Don't get me wrong- we go on dates. They're just not regular or scheduled. Our relationship doesn't work that like. We're both workaholics (who work with each other) and it's… Continue reading Date Ideas for Couples Who Don’t “Date”

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Chats with K – Holiday Edition

Ho hum... Time for a *somewhat* holiday edition of husband conversations. Me: Why were single-word band names so popular in the 80s? K: I don't know. They just were. Me: Boston, Kansas, Styx, Journey, Rush, Wham- K: No. Do not include Wham with that group of artists. Mid-November I was listening to loud Christmas music… Continue reading Chats with K – Holiday Edition

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Guest Post from Finding Ithaka: Marriage in the Military

Hi, readers of Life as Louise! My name is Carolann, and I blog over at Finding Ithaka. I’m a writer and military spouse living in Hawaii. My husband, Nick, is a submarine officer. He’s had a lot of different jobs over the years, but he’s currently working on a submarine. The past year has been… Continue reading Guest Post from Finding Ithaka: Marriage in the Military