Tag Archives: marriage

  1. The Build Up, The Fall Down

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    July 24, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Building anything makes you a better person. You needed something, so you built it. You saw something and couldn’t find …
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  2. 3 Minute Fiction 2012

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    May 21, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    This was my entry to NPR’s contest. It didn’t win. This one did. Feedback appreciated. ================================================================================ The Burned Book She …
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  3. The Wrestler And The Damage Done

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    March 30, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    or, How Not To Deal With Unruly Children Disclaimer: I was one of the guys who said they’d never get …
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  4. Sports Guy Demographic: They Know Who You Are

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    March 13, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    And you’re glad they do. Forget the driver-radio rule. You don’t enforce that one every time with your wife in …
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  5. FAT: Fatherhood Admission Test

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    April 26, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Who’s Your Daddy A strong male presence in the household is a good thing?  That’s the common solution for single mom’s with …
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  6. MAT: Marriage Admission Test

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    April 25, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    It’s ‘I DO’, Not ‘It Sounds Like A Good Idea’ How many times have perfect love birds taken it to …
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  7. Mixing Heart and Soul

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    April 19, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Just Add Kindness America the beautiful lives on an Alabama bayou. Don’t let the spacious skies fool you; the weather …
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  8. Hitched

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    January 29, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Nieces On Their Wedding Days These are the two women I met when they were babies, who I saw and …
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  9. Army Strong Knot

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    August 8, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Traveling, like marriage, produces two effects: you want more, or you want less.  Try explaining to your spouse why you’d …
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  10. 4 Rules For Coattail Riders

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    June 13, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    My younger brother is an athlete, a former football, baseball, wrestler sort of athlete.  He travels.  A lot.  I don’t …
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  11. How To ‘Dad’ pt.3

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    May 25, 2010 by David Gillaspie

      The Dad Game has plenty of theory.  One theory is to say yes to every question.  Maybe you know …
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  12. How To ‘Dad’ pt 2

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    May 25, 2010 by David Gillaspie

      Being a Dad is a limited experience, unlike being a father.  A Dad has fewer children to focus on.  …
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  13. How To ‘Dad’

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    May 24, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    It begins with an understanding.  The ‘Dad’ candidate understands before having kids that he alone will function in the Dad …
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  14. The Forecast

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    January 27, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Love is like a sunny day; like floating on a cloud.  It’s knowing someone shares the same feelings you have, or pretends to.  But if …
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  15. Changes In You

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    January 27, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    A good marriage isn’t an accident.  It’s not a crash where both cars look better after meeting in an intersection.  Instead, it’s …
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  16. DG’s B&B, pt.2

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    December 28, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie Rules of Disengagement Ethnic food at home featured two meals: white rice with tomato sauce and meatballs called Spanish …
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  17. DG’s B&B, part one

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    December 27, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    What started as a device became a reality.  The pretend bed and breakfast that exists in blog form has had visitors, which isn’t …
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  18. Care For The Neighborhood

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    December 22, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    There are a million stories in the big city, but it takes a suburb to really twist things up.  One man …
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  19. Mt. Hood, Chernobyl, and Mel

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    December 17, 2009 by David Gillaspie

     By David Gillaspie   Mountain climbing reaches those you wouldn’t expect.  My friend Mel isn’t a climber, but the mountain …
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  20. Tiger Woods Marriage Care Lessons

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    December 14, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    By David Gillaspie Would you offer a drowning man a lifeline?  Douse someone on fire?  Hound Tiger Woods out of the country?  It’s …
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