Ginny & I take sit down to discuss a few things including:

  • the good and bad of Valentine’s day
  • our pre-marital counseling list entitled the top 3 points of tension in marriage
  • Matt’s request to only be called “coach Matt” here forward
  • Our unsolicited social media rules for millennials
  • Ginny’s highlights from the Grammy’s
  • and some other stuff.

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Today we tell the story of our daughter, Lena, as we celebrate 5 years of her being home with us after her adoption from Ukraine.  From here forward, she will have been with us for longer than she was away.  We celebrate that with a look back at her life and the remarkable journey she has been on.

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Photos::  Lynn Johnson (Nat’l Geographic Project)
Music::  Lee
Rosevere Quizitive (freemusicarchive.org)

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