Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tom and Nicole

Some people are just more fun than others. This is a reality we all must face at one point or another. Living out in DC means that I get to sometimes see Tom, a friend from college who falls in … Continue reading

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Registering, or, thoughts on materialism

Today our first wedding gift came in the mail and I can barely contain my excitement. I mean, if you think about, registries really are like magic. You go, aim this little scanner at all the things that you have … Continue reading

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Accidental Horse People

I honestly doubt that I would ever be able to transition into a job that fell outside of the academic world. To do so would mean forever sacrificing spring break, summer break, Christmas break, and random long weekends, and I … Continue reading

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“Spring is like a perhaps hand”

SPRING IS HERE! True, given the super mild winter fact that winter didn’t ever actually come, this is less dramatic than usual. Still, I feel that spring’s arrival must be greeted with all caps to show our appreciation.  I am … Continue reading

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The price of a wedding

Liz recently emailed me this picture that describes some wedding averages. It came out in 2010 after the Royal Wedding to illustrate the cost of an average American wedding. My frist thought was, “WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE WHO HAVE AVERAGE … Continue reading

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First World Products

In keeping with the spirit of my first world problems, I wanted to share with you a list of some of my favorite first world products. None of these things are essential. In fact, they are borderline frivolous. And yet, … Continue reading

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