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January 06, 2006


Well, it's a New Year, and we've decided to make a few changes on the blog. First of all, we're going to move the main part of our blogging to a new site, There are a few reasons for...

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December 26, 2005

Meet the newest member of our family - iDog!

For Christmas my interpreter, Hiroko, gave Melody an iDog. If you've not seen one yet, it's one of the many gadgets that seem to be glomming onto the whole iPod craze. It's the same color plastic and is designed...

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October 30, 2004

Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad P.

Today is the 25th Wedding Anniversary for my mother- and father-in-law, and let me publicly share our gratefulness for their example. We are very lucky to have two sets of parents with almost 60 combined years of marriage! What role...

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October 08, 2004

How we got here...

For starters, we're both in the military, but are different services (Army and Navy), therefore, it's a mixed marriage. It also makes it difficult to get stationed together. So, realizing the way the military works, we decided to pre-empt the...

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My wife and I are currently living in Saudi Arabia and Japan due to our respective jobs. The two countries couldn't be more dissimilar. One is a sandy, dry, dusty, absolute monarchy, and the other is like Futureland, where you're...

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