Not more than about 24 hours after Natalie was born did we get our first “So, when are you all going to have another” question.

It took us 10 years of marriage to get started with the first and we were nowhere at all prepared to think about adding another to the mix. I mean, let’s be honest, this one was fresh out of the oven. It was way too early for all that.

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A few years ago, Becky and I had enough disposable income to pay for a monthly gym membership and for the first time in my life, I was one of those cool, not-so-exclusive members to a local workout Mecca.

I had convinced my wife this was a necessary expense as the summer days here in Texas were getting rough and running for hours outside, even at 6am when it should have been moderately cool, was getting to be pretty ridiculous.

Of course, what was really going on in my head was a running scene of me entering the gym looking normal and walking out with Schwarzenegger’s body (think more Predator and less Expendables). It was a chance for me to work hard and see what this body could do. Turns out the short answer to this story is not much.

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Recently, my family had the privilege of housing a complete stranger for the night. (Side note: He looks A LOT like Ben Kingsly – more the young Ghandi version and less Ironman, though. Click here for the comparison.)

This is becoming a more frequent occurrence in the Chesney household as we have come to discover how much more exciting our lives can be when we invite others in to share their lives with us.

The stranger’s name was Michael Schwebach (yes, I made sure to ask how to pronounce it before completely butchering the last name) and he came to us through Facebook…in a way. You see my wife has been following this pro-life organization called Save the Storks through their Facebook page ever since she read an article about what they do in D-Magazine.

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