Safely Home.

big bowl

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Home again, writing this post in the comfort of my new "dave"-sized tracksuit pants. Saw Kathy, Sean and Jenny (no Ian, though), Kel’s mum for her birthday, Trial Bay Gaol. Tried the Pub with No Beer for dinner, and it turned out to have beer, but no dinner. On our third attempt, we managed to have Chinese at Macksville, then made it home via Lake Cathie’s Big Bowl. Not a cooking or mixing bowl, of course, but a giant lawn bowl: according to the sign on its front, it’s 1.907m in diameter.

With kel and I both suffering the effects of the flu, it wasn’t the most pleasant drive home, but we managed yet another one of these conversations (that happen every now and again) that help me work out how we can have a better marriage. Sometimes I wish there was less scope for improvement (at least on my side of the marriage), but now I have an even clearer picture of how to be a good husband.

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  1. great post Dave! glad you had a good trip and also that you are open to improvement.

  2. There is always room for improvement, and the more one improves, the more room one can find, I reckon, as we become more aware of our own selfishness and how we are “stuck in our ways”. I am encouraged to know that you are having the difficult discussions. May God give you both the grace and patience with each other that making a good marriage takes!

  3. If you read this like I did the first time then it sounds like Kel’s mum is in Trial Bay Gaol. Thankfully she isn’t!

    Re Marriage – hang in there guys, it can only get better.

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