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A month and a half after we got married we went to Chicago and walked up and down the busy streets holding hands and dreaming about living the big city life until years down the road we had kids.  A few months later we found out that we were expecting our first little nug.  Life doesn’t always turn out how we think it is going to but it seems to turn out better than:-)

Happy Father’s day (again) to my husband and best friend.

“Family Man” by Andrew Peterson – pretty much summarizes our life in a nutshell.  Except for the whole mustang part…it was more like our ’95 Honda Accord that lacked a muffler.

I am a family man
I traded in my mustang for a minivan
This is not what I was headed for when I began
This was not my plan
I am a family man

But everything I had to lose
Came back a thousand times in you
And you fill me up with love
Fill me up with love
And you help me stand
’cause I am a family man

And life is good
That’s something I always knew
But I just never understood
If you’d asked me then you know I’d say I never would
Settle down in a neighborhood
I never thought I could

But I don’t remember anymore
Who I even was before
You filled me up with love
Filled me up with love
And you help me stand

So come on with the thunder clouds
Let the cold wind rail against us, let the rain come down
We can build a roof above us with the love we’ve found
We can stand our ground
So let the rain come down

Because love binds up what breaks in two
So keep my heart so close to you
And I’ll fill you up with love
Fill you up with love
And I’ll help you stand
‘Cause I am a family man

I’m saving my vacation time
For Disneyland
This is not what I was headed for when I began
This was not my plan
It’s so much better than

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