The Cancer Playlist.

Home is so good for my heart. There are familiar faces—so many faces that I dearly miss in Albany. There are long coffees with best friends and hours spent laughing over nothing. There are runs with my brother, back-to-school shopping with my sister, breakfasts with my Dad, … [Read more...]

What Nobody Told Me About Marriage.

I mentioned yesterday that today would mark four months of marriage for Kellan and I. Four months of Are you really eating Chinese food for breakfast? ARE YOU REALLY SPEAKING TO ME BEFORE I’VE HAD COFFEE? Four months of honey, I think the edge of that forty pound mirror needs to … [Read more...]

Fancy, Don’t Let Me Down.

Well, we certainly caught a lot of flak for our mother’s day mishap. Apparently most of you are either calendar makers or descendants of Nostradamus, because you all seem to easily remember minutiae like Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday of November and … [Read more...]

The Story. [A Thousand Times, Yes!]

As of today, I have been engaged to the love of my life a month! And in honor of this auspicious occasion, I’ve decided to tell you the story of how it all happened. I’ll try my very best to be succinct. Pithy. Concise. …oh heavens, this is hopeless. It’s long, and our Moms might … [Read more...]

All You Need Is Love.

I created quite a scene. Really, though, I don’t know what else could have been expected of me. It was the first time I’d seen a Christmas magazine for sale in two years-and I flew across the grocery store with all of the pent-up glee you’d expect when a girl has been cinnamon … [Read more...]

When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza Pie…

This one’s for the food snobs.  If you’ve been reading for any length of time, you’ve heard me rant about the hot plate that masquerades as a stove in my apartment in Africa. To a girl that loves to cook as much as I do, that’s like handing Michelangelo a five-pack of Craylola … [Read more...]