Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins

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Marriage meme

Nope, still not avoiding work.  Not me, nope.  Look, over there ...

For all you married people out there! Tag your married friends that you want to know about!
(even if I didn't have room to tag you, if you're married and read this, please do it too!)

1. When was your "engagement" anniversary:
July 6, 1993.  (Pretty sure on

2. When is your "marriage" anniversary:
May 14, 1994.

3. How long have you known your spouse: 
Since Fall 1991, so ... what, 17.5 years?

4. How long did you date/court before you were engaged:
We started dating pretty early, so ... yeah, about 1.5 years.

5. Where did you meet your spouse for the first time?
Graduate Christian Fellowship, University of Michigan

6. What is your spouse's full name:
Jane Elizabeth (Horner) Huggins

7. Do you have any children:

8. How many:
All of them.  :)  Seriously ... two.

9. Do you have any house pets:

Just the fish that we're hoping dies soon ...

10. Do you own a house or rent:


11. Do you live in the country or town/city:
Um ... kinda on the outskirts of town, in a township, but a stone's throw from the city limits.

12. What is one of your favorite activities together:
You mean, besides ... Yeah.  Um.  Watching and discussing good movies.

13. Do you have a favorite vacation spot:

Cedar Campus, Cedarville, MI.

14. How many siblings (including in-laws) do you have:
One deceased sister, two brothers-in-law.

15. What church do you attend:

Fenton Church of the Nazarene.

16. Is this the church you were married in:
Nope.  Concord United Methodist Church, New Brighton, PA.

17. What town is your current address at:

I live in Fenton Township, but the mailing address is Fenton.

18. Do you work or stay at home:

19. Where did you go on your honeymoon:
Sanibel Island, Florida.

20.Who drives when you go out together?

Mostly me.

21.How long have you been together?
17.5 years.

22. How long did you know each other before you started dating?
Probably just a couple of months.

23. Who asked who out?

I asked her.

24. How old were each of you?
I was ... um ... 23.  Not sure I'm allowed to answer the other question.  :)

25.Whose siblings do/ did you see the most?
Well, by definition ... hers.

26. Which situation is the hardest on you as a couple?
Erratic --- and mismatched --- work loads.

27. Did you go to the same school?

Same graduate school, yes.

28. Are you from the same home town?


29. Who is smarter?
Silly question.  But put to it, I'd probably say her. 

30. Who is more sensitive?

We're both pretty good there.

31.Where do you eat out most as a couple?
We don't eat out often enough to really have a "most" ...

32. Where is the furthest you two have traveled together as a couple?

33.Who has the craziest exes?
Neither of us has an ex.  That's what happens when you marry the first person you date.

34. Who has the worse temper?

Jane shows hers more often.  But when mine comes out, it can be terrifying.

35. Who does the cooking?

She does.  She enjoys it, and she's a fantastic chef.

36. Who is more social?

Oy.  Perhaps me, by default, but neither of us is hugely social.

37. Who is the neat-freak?


38. Who is the more stubborn?
Me, maybe.

39. Who hogs the bed?
Neither, really.  Ok, she does, but just a little.

40. Who wakes up earlier?

Me.  Not really by choice, but that's the way it works out.

41. Where was your first date?

A concert at Case Western in Cleveland.  Preceded by seeing Star Trek Vi in Ann Arbor, if I recall.

42.Who has the bigger family?

She does.

43. Do you get flowers often?

44. How do you spend the holidays?
With both families, serially.

45. Who gets more jealous?

Neither of us gets jealous.

46. How long did it take to get serious?
I don't know how you measure such things.  A year, maybe?

47. Who eats more?


48. Who does the laundry?
It's shared --- and it varies from month to month.

49. Who’s better with the computer?

We're both pretty good ... but Jane is better.

50. Piece of advice?

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.  Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:
 Who, being in very nature God,
      did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
 but made himself nothing,
      taking the very nature of a servant,
      being made in human likeness.
 And being found in appearance as a man,
      he humbled himself
      and became obedient to death—
         even death on a cross!
 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place
      and gave him the name that is above every name,
 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
      in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
 and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord,
      to the glory of God the Father.



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