Category Archives: marriage

Flashback Friday: I didn’t get to sleep at all

I’m writing this at 2:45 a.m. having been visited by my old pal insomnia. Even after reading a fourth of Khaled Hosseini’s new book and watching four episodes of 30 Rock, I’m still wide awake. I blame the wad-up ball … Continue reading

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Tackling one tree and banana oat bar at a time

My word of the year is embrace, as in, embrace the craziness that life launches at me. It’s almost funny just how much craziness the Universe has dealt me so far this year — high highs and low lows and … Continue reading

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The Modern Wedding: On knowing yourself

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. As we looked into the mirror … 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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M:PT Weeks 4 and 4 1/2

But first, some modern theater. Context: The Modern Love Machine is a high-school math teacher. He is also a morning person. When school’s in session, he’s rolling out the door about the time I wake up, which prevents scheduling issues … 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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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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Want something done? Ask a busy person who isn’t me

So many things have happened in my personal life in the past few weeks in addition to the usual busy work season pain-in-the-assedness that I don’t even feel bad about taking a leave of absence from the blog for, um, … Continue reading

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Name change

I can’t believe I haven’t written about this yet, but I’ve finally gotten around to name-changing process. By the time our two-monthaversary rolled around in August, I was ready to do it. I’d be lying if I denied that at … Continue reading

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Requiem for a summer

This weekend was my last weekend off until late October and therefore the unofficial end to summer for me. As I type this, I’m sitting on an adirondack chair that was a wedding gift that I’ve been unable to enjoy … Continue reading

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