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Marriages need friends.

Recently a friend and I were texting about the idea of “marrying your best friend,” and I couldn’t stop thinking about that this past weekend as we celebrated Valentine’s Day. And by “celebrated,” I mean, “sat around the house super … Continue reading

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3 years in, and this is what I know.

Today marks three years that I have been able to call James my husband. There are a lot of things that I still do not know at all about marriage or him or love. But three years in, here is … Continue reading

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What they should tell you when you are dating.

Two days after Christmas our bank called us to tell us that we were the victim of credit card fraud, that some person had spent almost three thousand dollars on our card. This person wasn’t very intelligent, using it to … Continue reading

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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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