Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Marriage

Forever's As Far As I'll Go

People say if you know something well you know it like the back of your hand. It seems I do not know the back of my hand that well after all. I wouldn’t be able to draw precisely from memory the vein pattern. I can’t say how many hair follicles are there. I do know my gold wedding band has worn a smooth circle around the base of my left-hand ring finger. I’ve loved being married to my college girlfriend from Florence. Our silver anniversary is May 22. The words that... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Apr 25
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Forever's As Far As I'll Go

I read an article recently calling for guys—aimed mostly at pastor “bro” types, as I recall—to chill on the hot wife talk. Haute wife talk has yet to be condemned, however. So may I engage in a few lines of haute wife talk on this my twentieth wedding anniversary day? We met in college back when I had reasonably cool hair. Friends set us up on a date, a sorority soiree. We danced, we talked, we even prayed the evening away. We didn’t kiss though I tried. But her Wind Song by Prince... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at May 22
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"You Are a Novel in a Sea of Magazines"

Lynn and I returned Thursday evening from a week-long Sabbath in the Rockies at Sonscape Retreats, Woodland Park, Colorado ( http://www.sonscape.com/ ).   We didn’t go there burned-out or in trouble, or looking for anything in particular except a week away together, just us, in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.   The place did not disappoint us and the experience there with the staff and new friends only encouraged us. We came out of the mountains with a... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jul 30
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