Tag Archives: marriage

A love like cotton.

Today I celebrate two years of marriage with the best man I know. They say that the second year is the cotton anniversary, which I initially thought ridiculous. Who wants cotton? Also, who pays attention to those lists anyway? Still, the … Continue reading

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Goodbyes.

Today I am loading up the car and headed to Kentucky to spend two weeks with my family. I love going home, but this goodbye to James packs a greater punch because when I get back, he’ll be gone. On … Continue reading

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What I would do differently.

Confession: I still look through my wedding pictures a lot. James made me take down some of the millions that I had spread around our house once we had been married a year, but I still look through them on … Continue reading

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Loving winter.

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: it’s cold outside. DC plunged into the single digits this week, and I know that the rest of the country had far worse.  Now, I realize that this is record breaking cold, … Continue reading

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So this is love.

Cupcakes when I get home from work. Nights up late giggling. Fancy dinners out at French restaurants. Managing to take decent selfies by the door. Tickets to Shakespeare productions. Dinners on the porch that taste just perfect. Bike rides. Long … Continue reading

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Erica & Mas

When I asked Erica the morning of the wedding what her flowers were, she laughed and told me that they were whatever was at Harris Teater the night before, arranged however her niece had arranged them. But when I asked … Continue reading

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My husband is not my soul mate.

It might seem odd that on this, our one-year anniversary, I am beginning a post with the declaration that my husband is not my soul mate. But he isn’t. I wouldn’t want to imagine life without James. I enjoy being … Continue reading

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