The Proposal, Part Une

Once upon a time, I met the love of my life. We fell in love, immediately, Declared our love, loudly, In the streets, Burst out into song, In public, And had little bluebirds land on our fingertips as our hands joined together to form a perfect heart. Come on. You know better than that, by now. The truth is, I met my husband, Our relationship grew, We fell ...

The Story of Us–Chapter 3

So, back to the day I cut him off, It took a few weeks, but my mom and I remembered something very interesting about that psychologist’s driveway. When she used to drive me to my therapy appointments, there was always this cute older guy from my school who went in before me. He drove a white car with ...

The Story of Us–Chapter 2

In case you've gotten a little too holiday happy and missed Chapter 1 of this story There I was, staring face to face, with this familiar face, feeling my heart sink into my feet. So, of course, I did the obvious thing. I sped away. When I was safely out of sight, I pulled over and, Of course, did the next obvious ...

The Story of Us–Chapter 1

I have mentioned before that my husband first appeared in my life long before he was, Well, Mine. In fact, the origins of our paths crossing dates back over twenty-some years, When we attended the same nursery school. And then attended the same preschool. And then the same elementary school. And then the same middle school. And then the same high school. I ...

a Name is a Name is a Name

I’m feeling a bit sentimental. We will be heading down to the shore for the Holiday weekend, And I can’t help but to think About the road that got us Here. Pardon the cliché, but it truly does feel like yesterday that my husband and I were spending our first summer together Down the shore, The days when we would sit on ...

sweethearts forever

I have a confession to make— I chose my wedding song before I got engaged. In fact, it was before I even met my husband. I chose the song that we would dance our first dance to, Not realizing, mind you, that the man I would be dancing that first dance with was riding the same yellow school bus as ...