Wedding Rehearsal Revisited

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My husband and I celebrate twenty-eight years of marriage today, May 17th. Bruce, as most of my friends know, was my professor before he was my husband. I got free tuition when I married him. He was thirty-four and insecure. I was twenty-nine and damaged. On one of our early dates, we went to the temple. I quietly prayed that we would be able to do sealings after the endowment session–a rather odd request, I know, but it seemed terribly romantic. So there we were in the Celestial Room. A … [Read more...]

Bruce Loves Margaret (and visa versa)

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Our courtship is slightly famous.  Bruce gives his students copies of the essay he wrote about it, and I have my students read it as well.  And then, to boldly move it into the public blogosphere, Rosalynde Welch wrote about it here. The truth is, Bruce had been assigned by his friend Phil Barlow to write the essay for a book, but he hadn't finished it by the 1984 deadline.  Actually, he hadn't started it--though he had good ideas. He thought he'd write about faith and love.  But how do … [Read more...]


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