Category: Family

Last Day of My Twenties

Today is the last day of my 20s.  Going from 19 to 20 didn’t feel very momentous, probably because I was waiting to turn 21.  This feels a little different.  I’ll be…older.  I was the youngest in my family, and the youngest out of…

Coincidence

Today marks the tenth anniversary of my Grandpa Grant’s passing.  I was working that summer at a trucking business where my mom worked part-time.  My dad worked close by, and, during the final few days, I’d casually drive by his work before I went…

Little Free Library

When we lived in our old apartment on the east side, there was a cute little park and someone had put up a Little Free Library.  I think these are just about the coolest things ever!  There are quite a few in Madison and…

Calm Before the Storm

Kris and I keep remarking how calm things seem right now.  We’re 2.5 months from the wedding and about 3 weeks from closing on the house.  We’re busy but we’re really just doing all the prep work to make things go as smoothly as possible….

Why Not?

Kris and I have bad timing.  It’s a constant problem that has plagued us since day one. We scheduled a long road trip to Canada two days after we moved into our first place.  I canceled our first date.  He’s had weddings of close…

Wedding

Sometimes I think you can’t ever know what type of person you are because there is just no way to judge yourself objectively.  Before planning a wedding, I would say that I like to go with the flow and not worry.  However, last November,…