Monthly Archives: May 2013

Vacating

There is something so nice about vacating. And yes, I mean vacating, not vacationing. I like that vacating implies a sudden emptiness, like we just disappeared, because that is what is so magical about vacations: we disappear from life just … Continue reading

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At a glance.

Today, a Great Thing shall happen that has not happened in some time: Stone family road trip.  1, 313 miles. One vehicle. 4 very tall people.* Lots of books. At least 2 stops at Cracker Barrel. Several times singing along … Continue reading

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The things that make it home.

They say that the older you get, the more you realize that home is less a physical location, and more the people that matter. A part of me believes this. Over the past ten months, home has become where James … Continue reading

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The Worthams

I am in Kentucky all this week and it is glorious. I never get tired of coming home, and this week I have gotten to spend some quality time with two of my favorite girls, Amanda and Emmie Rose. By … Continue reading

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Why I love DC: Tea at the Strathmore

You all know by now that there is nothing I love more than a good tea party. (Remember  the great search for the best tea room in Paris here and here? And remember this?) Unfortunately, James is not into tea … Continue reading

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I hate working out.

Confession: I hate working out and I only do it to avoid getting fat.  And yes, this is a whole post of quintessential first-world problems. I should preface this rant with the recognition that I am not a skinny person. … Continue reading

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Stephen & Leslie

When we did our pre-marital counseling last spring, our mentor couple told us that we would be lucky to find “couple friends,” you know, friends where we both like both of them equally. James and I feel so blessed that … Continue reading

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