A Valentine’s Day Proposal
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A Valentine’s Day Proposal

We met while stationed in Germany for the Air Force. Our very first conversation was at a party by the beer keg. I think we stood by that keg for t...

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MAKKER Coffee with Companions
Coffee with Companions

Our IVF Miracle

This is Lekha, our IVF miracle. It took us four years to finally meet her...

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Pit Bulls Get Scared Too...
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Pit Bulls Get Scared Too...

Lima and Castle make up two thirds of what my wife calls “my tail” as they and my daughter tend to follow me wherever I go around the house. Well, ...

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MAKKER Coffee with Companions
Coffee with Companions

Tow Trucks and Bubblegum

It took a couple months before I finally called her to ask her out on a date. She didn’t really want to go out that night because it was snowing an...

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MAKKER Coffee with Companions
Coffee with Companions

Lessons From My Daughter

My daughter was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia when she was 4 years old. It was a 3-year journey that ended the best way possible. My ...

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The Perfect Arrangement
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The Perfect Arrangement

“We had an arranged marriage. I met his aunt for an hour, then his mom for another hour, and only got to meet him for 15 minutes. We didn’t even sp...

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