Posts Tagged ‘spouse’

U.S. citizenship for sale: $500,000

   -by Jack Minor – – A Colorado organization is recruiting foreign investors using a government visa program that critics say amounts to selling U.S. citizenship. The Colorado Regional Center is promoting the program, stating that the investor, “has an opportunity to obtain permanent residency in the United States for the investor and his or [...]

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NEW BOOK RELEASE Johnston Pastor on Marriage

                          If you want love, joy and peace in your marriage, I’ve written this book for you: GOD’S DESIGN FOR MARRIAGE. Here is a portion of the foreword written by my pastor, Dieter Skowron – “This valuable book is a powerful biblical exposition of how to make the truth and principles of a godly marriage [...]

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YOUR MARRIAGE IS AN OPEN BOOK

    Guest Column By By: Carol Clemans                  Your marriage is an open book that is read by your children and others. What are they learning from you?  God created marriage on earth when he formed Eve out of the rib of Adam in the Garden of Eden.  When God presented Eve to [...]

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COMMITMENT: THE MISSING LINK IN MARRIAGE

May 11, 2011         By: Carol Clemans                It hit the news this week that another couple related to the Kennedy Clan are splitting up after 25 years of marriage. When a spouse breaks the marriage commitment ‘until death parts us,’ it is based on selfishness. I’ve been counseling for 19 years.  In those 19 years, [...]

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Effective Parenting

After reading endless books on parenting, listening to advice from family members, and trying all of the methods, you may be even more confused than when you first began. Parenting is a journey and everyone seems to have their own opinion on what you should do about this or that. There are methods that say [...]

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“Life is short. Have an affair.”

by Vanessa Dominguez A website that has generated over $20 million since it first began in 2002 claims that a new member joins every 15 seconds in the United States. This website encourages married and singles to become members, luring them in with ads such as the one above. Shockingly, there are many companies similar to [...]

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How to be Your Wife’s Hero

By Mike Bauman Most men would give just about anything to have their wife see them as a hero. To be afforded that respect and admiration is the dream of just about every married man. Some have been lucky enough to achieve that status. Some of us are still working on it. What follows are [...]

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Dates on a Dime “B” Date

By Mike Bauman This week’s DoD is centered around the letter B. Setting up the date: There are two ways to do this date.  The cheap way and the nearly free way. The cheap way is to contact a local massage school and set up an hour-long massage by a student.  Having a student complete [...]

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Dates on a Dime: Alphabet Dating

By Mike Bauman Over the next several weeks we will be exploring ideas for alphabet- themed dates.  We will start this week with the letter “A.”  (Disclaimer:  This was my wife’s idea.  She says you can’t use body parts or intimate activities for the theme even if they do start with the letter of the week.) [...]

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Driving for Dinner

By: Mike Bauman This week’s date involves getting several couples to cooperate for a progressive dinner.  You will need to cooperate with at least two other couples.  These can be people from church, work, your kid’s school, or other acquaintances. Before the Date: Get all couples together for a game or movie night (another date [...]

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Dates on a Dime: Nature’s Fireworks

By Mike Bauman This week’s date involves a nice evening stroll with your loved ones.  Take the kids along on this date.  Also, take the bug spray along, or it’ll be a short one! Between 60th Avenue and 64th Avenue in about the 1700 block, there is a bike/walking path along a marshy open space.  [...]

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Concert Under the Stars

By Mike Bauman For this week’s date you will need to choose one of three free “Concert Under the Stars” events at the University of Northern Colorado.  The concerts are being held July 13th, 20th, and 27th at 8 p.m.  The location is 10th Avenue and 18th Street.  Check the UNC website for information on [...]

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Dinner for Two

By Mike Bauman This week’s date is another surprise. What You’ll Need: Your spouse’s favorite recipe and everything needed to prepare it exactly as they like it. Candles Soft, romantic music A willing collaborator who is a close friend of your spouse Before the Date: On the day in question, have your collaborator invite your [...]

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The Me Quiz

By Mike Bauman This week’s date happens after the kids are in bed and Mom and Dad are winding down from a usually hectic day. You will need: Cheap champagne you both like Strawberries or a favorite fruit Chocolate Three six-sided dice Before the Date: You and your spouse will need to fill out a [...]

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MEDICAL INFO

Deanna Reed How many times have you searched through your wallet to find your insurance cards at the doctors office or hospital? NO MORE. Simply take a magic marker, make a cross and the words MEDICAL INFO on the backside of a card holder. Inside place your driver’s license, medical insurance cards,prescription discount card, medical alert [...]

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Build Your Own Date Checklist

By Mike Bauman For some months now, the Dates on a Dime column has been working to provide ideas for the romantically challenged.  This week we will be discussing the elements necessary for a successful date. Gentlemen, please note what is NOT on the list.  Ladies, please remember what he wishes was on the list. [...]

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Take a Class

By Mike Bauman This week’s Dates on a Dime is really a series of dates.  You will be working with your spouse to come up with some enriching learning experience you can participate in together. The first step is to take your spouse out to lunch to discuss your idea.  Talk about what you’d both [...]

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How to make your marriage all it can be

By Mike Bauman, For the Greeley Gazette A strong, loving marriage is one of the greatest blessings life has to offer. What follows are some ideas that will strengthen your relationship with the one you love. Step 1 Always treat each other with at least as much courtesy as you would treat a stranger. Step [...]

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Treasure Hunt

By Mike Bauman In this week’s date, we will continue to take advantage of our beautiful, and mostly mosquito free, spring weather with another outdoor date. What you’ll need: Compass or GPS An Inexpensive Treasure Chest (look at hobby stores) A Small Mirror Build Anticipation: Tell your spouse that this week, you’ll be looking for [...]

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Dates on a Dime

For this week’s date, you will need the following: Air mattress Sleeping Bags Your spouse’s favorite warm beverage Delicious snacks Electric blankets Build Anticipation: Schedule your date for a clear night with little or no moon.  Tell your spouse they be dressing for a spectacular show on the date.  On the day of the date, [...]

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Dates on a Dime

by Mike Bauman, for The Greeley Gazette With the ever tightening belts most of us are living with these days, date nights away from the kids are sometimes neglected.  What follows are some specific tips to help the romantically challenged amongst us get the most bang for their dating dollar. What you’ll need: A package [...]

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