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  • About Us

    We are the ordinary couple living across the street from you. You’ve seen us many times. You’ve smiled and waved hello. You’ve at times, politely nodded and asked how our day was going. Gee, you’ve even stopped by. Remember the time when the mail man accidently delivered our water bill to your house? By the way, thanks again for that. Read More

  • Random Thoughts

    We all have random thoughts. Those ideas, concepts, beliefs, that crop up, hitting us between the eyes, making us stop and think about what it all means. These are a collection of such thoughts, images, and quotes. Some you may agree with, some maybe not. A few will make you smile, others may make you blush. But that's okay, because these are our random thoughts. More

  • Scribbled Notes

    We are two people, stumbling down the path called life. A path filled with a few fallen trees, and too many jagged cracks to count. We've jumped, crawled, ducked, and somehow managed to weave ourselves down it, not without some scratches and a few deep wounds. Our blog is the tattered notebook we're carrying with us, scribbling notes along the way. Read More

Why it Continues to Work

It’s hard to believe next month we’ll be celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary.  We’ve been together for almost 20 years, and as you can tell from previous blog posts, we didn’t actually come to terms with what “together” really meant to us until just a few years ago.  There is that sprinkle of regret we didn’t figure this out much sooner – the silver-lining of course is that we did finally pull it together.

And, it continues to work.  Read more


As Arianna mentioned in her post, we have been together for almost 20 years. During this time I have learned many things about her and many things about what it takes to make a relationship work and last. I am not claiming to be an expert on anything but I would like to share a few things that I have picked up along the way. Here is a top ten list of things that I have learned about being married to Arianna. Read more