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You better kiss your wife before we put her in the helicopter!
Monday, March 26, 2018      8 comments

Very good advice for sure. Never want to pass up an opportunity to kiss your love, if you don't , someone else will. This advice I've given to my siblimbs many times. Wow, 60 years of marriage, who wo... Read more
59 short years
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      12 comments

Inspiration, inspiration wherefore art thou? Seems like I've heard that before. You would think that a fella after 59 years of marriage , who always likes to talk would think of something to say. Quick story when i was speechless. GLBH ha... Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      11 comments

Who would have thought an about to be 3 year old girl would come up with a title for my blog on our 58 years of marriage. Last night we were at the final High School boys basketball game. Sitting right in front of us was a Grandma holding ... Read more
57 varieties? No just you and me Babe!
Sunday, February 15, 2015      9 comments

Wow, where did the time go. Time sure flies when your spending it with the first love of your life. As I think back, getting harder to do every day, of all the changes that have taken place in these 57 years of marriage to one gal and the many b... Read more
A day in the life of an old timer!
Sunday, August 03, 2014      9 comments

Took the GLBH out to lunch at one of the finest Hardees in Dixon Il., might be the only one but who's counting. In case I haven't mentioned it, I'm a really big spender. After GLBH next to last rehab date we went to another neighboring town to d... Read more
Just a Marrying Man!
Sunday, February 16, 2014      12 comments

Marrying Man! As my thoughts bring me to this very important time in my life when celebrating 56 years of wedded bliss, am reminded of a local fella who has been married longer than us, just one difference, it's been with 4 different women! ... Read more
Never too old for a date day!
Saturday, September 14, 2013      14 comments

Ever since I came back from that two day tractor ride I have wanted to take the GLBH to the Princeton Ill. area where we left the tractors overnight. So Friday was our day chosen for our date day. We have a gal who started her teaching career in... Read more
Too much excitement for this old farmer!
Sunday, May 19, 2013      9 comments

We got up this A M early as usual and doing what a person usually does in the bathroom hear the GLBH scream from the kitchen, LYLE COME QUICK! I though for sure her pacemaker was knocking her down. Ran in to see and by that time she was in the l... Read more
Was this a dream or just a nightmare?
Friday, March 29, 2013      3 comments

Easter season always so special, thoughts of how Christ died on the cross for our sins, MY sins, but rose for us. I see this lifeless figure laying in a bed, tubes coming out of her mouth. I see Many family members surrounding her hospital bed a... Read more
February 16th. What's the deal with all the 55 reminders?
Sunday, February 17, 2013      14 comments

For some reason that # has been pooping up in my brain space lately. Seems like everywhere I turn I've been seeing that ole # 55. Popular T V show the 5, speedlimit signs, speedometer hilighted on the 55, even read in the paper the other day abo... Read more
Don't bother to read if you want to be uplifted!
Monday, October 15, 2012      18 comments

October 15th. 2012. It has been a bad week. Death won't wait because I'm busy harvesting. Lost two very special friends and two acquaintance . Might have mentioned Jack before, was 90. Gave me my start in farming as a 21 year... Read more
Waitin' on a Woman!
Sunday, May 06, 2012      13 comments

Sittin' on a bench at the West Town Mall, He sat down in his overalls and asked me "You waitin' on a woman?" Great Country song that fit's right in with the 25 days we spent at the hospital 87 miles from home. GLBH had total hip replacem... Read more
Why are you so good to me!
Sunday, February 12, 2012      15 comments

Yes this is the time of the year when my thoughts flow to valentines day and most importantly our 54 years of marriage Thursday. Over this long period we both have had to ask for forgiveness many times. Marriage is like an occupation, [job... Read more
How about this weather folks!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      7 comments

Just had to comment on this unseasonable weather we have been having lately. I walked in the fields for the 4th. day in a row, sunny, no wind and in the 50's, know it can't last, supposed to get snow in the AM. but enjoying while it lasts. Sure ... Read more
Having trouble trying to change My Current Status?
Thursday, November 10, 2011      5 comments

Couldn't find help anywhere else so thought I would try here. When I try to type in a change status it won't take, if I do it automatic from a "spin" it works. but not if I try to change it. Any ideas, tried the help center with no success. ... Read more

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