Archive for May, 2010

Where the rest of the morning seemed to drag on and on, this part went like it didn’t happen at all. I remember struggling up the back stairs of the church in my huge dress, taking the last few by myself as I tried to stay out of sight until the moment I was to […]

Getting ready


Dressing for your own wedding is a four person job. Two to tie you in, one to thread, one to tighten. One to hand you your jewelry one piece at a time, and to help with the clasps. And you, holding everything up until it’s tight enough, not falling down. You, slipping into your beautiful […]

I thought I was going to be one of those people that didn’t let her wedding take over. I was going to try very very hard to get through the whole experience without letting it drag me down, without any tears except happy ones, without any fights, any yelling, any unreasonable requests. I was going […]

Since I’m having trouble getting started with these posts about all the things you guys really want to hear about, I’m going to start with a list of things that I’m going to talk about. I’ll do my best to follow the list and hopefully be done by the end of next week. The only […]



We are married. In the car after the dimly lit ceremony, M and I started practicing. “Wife.” “Husband.” Sitting on the beach in Punta Cana, we practiced. “Husband.” “Wife.” Things haven’t quite settled yet. We’re all over again this week, opening gifts, getting a car, buying a couch, playing golf (…that’s him, not me…), visiting […]