Category Archives: love and relationships

Peach pie and Pandora pain

I am trying so hard to get back into blogging. I have so many things to say** and so many stories to tell. I just haven’t had the urge to sit down and actually type it all out. I guess … Continue reading

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The Modern Wedding: One year later

Editor’s note: All images are courtesy of the incredibly talented Jessica and Sarah at Cocoa Blue. They are amazing, they’re based in Montana but travel the world and they come highly recommended by me. The Modern Love Machine and I … Continue reading

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Home

Friday was a remarkable day twice over. It was the Modern Love Machine’s 30th birthday, and it was also two years to the day that we started moving in the Modern Abode. A year ago we didn’t do much to … Continue reading

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What about my right to choose to not have a choice?

This is both a hilarious and disturbing Funny or Die video on a certain political party’s relationship with our lady bits. The disturbing part comes in with the reference to one’s father. Seeing as the Modern Dad is a doctor, … Continue reading

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Merry Leap Day

Four years ago, back in the days when I posted to this blog not once but twice daily (those were the days), I decided to do 29 new things on Feb. 29. Rereading that post is like looking at a … Continue reading

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Three days later

To paraphrase Meg from A Practical Wedding, it was not the best day of my life. The best day of my life would have involved more sleeping, less tulle and much different weather. It WAS the best party I have … Continue reading

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11 days and counting

My wedding to-do list has dwindled to the point that it’s not stressing me out. There’s enough to keep me busy over the next 11 days, but not so much that I’m struggling to figure out how to get it … Continue reading

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Can I say gay after the rapture is over?

About two weeks ago before everyone was all, ‘Blah, blah, rapture this’ and ‘yadda, yadda, end of the world that,’ the Modern Love Machine turned to me and in all seriousness asked if I thought the world was going to … Continue reading

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Surviving and then some

I did it. I not only survived another triathlon, but I also improved on last year’s finish — which was the goal I mentioned a month or two ago, although one I had kind of ignored of late because I … Continue reading

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Eleven weeks and counting

The Modern Love Machine and I are less than three months away from the wedding, and the wedding planning that seemed like such a pain in the arse a few months ago isn’t so bad after all, despite the fact … Continue reading

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