Monthly Archives: July 2012

Honeymoon, via instagram.

We are back in DC after the most wonderful last couple weeks. In the upcoming weeks expect Wedding recap as I sort through pictures others have taken and wait for our professional pics. Pictures of our new apartment (which currently … Continue reading

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Reader, I married him.

And it was perfect. And I loved it all, despite one or two stressful moments that are already so faded in my memory of the day, that I am sure they will be eclipsed altogether before we even legally change … Continue reading

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A baby!

No, not mine. Obviously. Sometimes it is nice when someone else has an ALL CONSUMING THOUGHT, like me with the wedding these days. And the only thing more all consuming the a wedding, in terms of planning, dreaming, etc., is … Continue reading

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My Wedding is the Stuff of Nightmares.

We were warned it would happen. The closer that the wedding gets, the more the dream becomes reality, and as every little girl fantasy of silky dresses, pretty flowers, and perfect moments materializes before my eyes, the nightmares intensify. Not, … Continue reading

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Traverse City is for the Cool Kids

So when I was at that impossibly wonderful wedding a couple weeks ago, I had an epiphany: northern Michigan is basically the best-kept secret ever.  The lake beaches are cleaner than the ocean beach, the water seemed bluer, it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Gen and Kevin got married!

Remember my second family, the ones that I went to Arizona with last spring? Remember when Gen and Kevin got engaged and it was pretty much the most beautiful thing ever? Well a couple weeks ago they got married, and … Continue reading

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This is the story of a boy (and a girl).

Two weeks from today, I will be married to this man. And it seems like just yesterday that we were out on our first date, but really it was four years and five months ago. Four years and five months … Continue reading

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The Fourth the way it should be.

The Fourth of July might just be my favorite holiday. I love Christmas and Thanksgiving, but they have so much more pressure attached. There are gifts, traditions, weighty religious and historical undertones, and all sorts of hype. But on July … Continue reading

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Scenes from Several Sunsets

“Tout crépuscule est double, aurore et soir. Cette formidable chrysalide qu’on appelle l’univers tressaille éternellement de sentir à la fois agoniser la chenille et s’éveiller le papillon.”  “Every sunset is twofold, dawn and dusk. This formidable chrysalis that we call … Continue reading

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