On Getting Married Again

Meet The Fiancé.  In one week, he will be The Husband. He makes me laugh and think.  He loves my quirks and gives me grace for my flaws.  He is a companion and partner beyond what I could have imagined.  He makes me better.  He is the love of my life. In this little house…

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Sitting in the Ashes of the Broken

Sometimes love doesn’t seem like enough. Sometimes there is so much broken that it seems impossible to meet the deluge with love. Sometimes things don’t magically fall into place.  The pain doesn’t go away. The goodbye still happens and the choices others make seem completely wrong. None of it feels good.  Or right.  Or the…

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On Holding It All Close

In the age of Instagram and Twitter and all things social, I feel like I’ve been falling behind lately. I’m a fairly social person, and I like to take pictures.  I have been labeled as a “paparazzi” by a certain sassy Latvian, who claims I would take a picture of her on the toilet if…

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