Why I Didn’t Marry My “Type”

Why I Didn’t Marry My “Type”

“I know why you dress the way you do.” He couldn’t see me roll my eyes in the dark theater. “Oh really, you just know who I am after meeting me last week?” “Yes.” Who does this punk think he is? I fumbled in my purse and...
What I’d Tell My Daughter On Her Wedding Day

What I’d Tell My Daughter On Her Wedding Day

She’ll be standing there, a flower on her chest, watching me put on my makeup. My bridesmaids will hover and the photographer will click and they will all be helping me, including her. But they only know me now; she knew me before them all. After all, I was her...
The Covenant That Kept Us

The Covenant That Kept Us

How do you talk about the goodness of marriage and still be honest about the hard? I ask this question at the eve of February 1st each year. As I re-read each year’s blog post, written on our anniversary, I see the goodness I took away; I see the little steps to...