Category Archives: marriage

As Columbus put it,

“Gold is most excellent; gold constitutes treasure; and he who has it does all he wants in the world, and can even lift souls up to Paradise.” Still only in the second chapter of Lies My Teacher Told Me. Clearly … Continue reading

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the bucking stops here

I’ve decided that I want to wear my ring on my left-hand ring finger like other American women. I am tired of answering questions and defending the uninteresting position of wearing my engagement ring on another finger. Luckily has … Continue reading

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the proposal

Hurray, time for a blog break. Wait a minute… It seems appropriate to run and put my ring on for this post. (sigh, my ring is so beautiful!) I got a funny email from Chad’s sister yesterday: she said, “My … Continue reading

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rattlesnake canyon

Near where Chad proposed. I was so sweaty from the hike, he couldn’t tell I was crying.

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Yes, I have resorted to bribery

I have not succumbed to getting a puppy (chiweenie or worse) or to a siamese kitten – but today I did spend some money at Hollister, cheering Bella up. Her crying jags are getting fewer and farther between and she … Continue reading

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what's the opposite of a silver lining?

I am happy to be engaged, but my almost-thirteen year old is very unhappy that I am engaged. I hate you! I’m going to live with my dad! Why can’t you wait until I go to college to start your … Continue reading

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We're engaged!

After almost five years together, we are finally engaged. Chad proposed today at our favorite spot up in Rattlesnake Canyon in the national park. I said YES!

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