Marry Someone Resourceful

January 4, 2018 / 12 Comments

I have been married for just over a year and I think it’s time I offer some marriage advice to my readers. Marry someone resourceful, someone who is more resourceful than you.   This piece of advice comes after a week of battling frigid temperatures with a struggling furnace. We…

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Our Fall Getaway

November 15, 2017 / 6 Comments

Last week my husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary with a fall getaway to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Our wedding was the weekend before the Presidential election and rather than honeymoon we stayed home to vote and then get depressed. It wasn’t great. I read somewhere recently that couples…

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Why Marriage is Grounding

November 5, 2017 / 2 Comments

As I reflect on my first year as a married woman one word comes to mind – grounded. I feel grounded. Not the type of grounded that means I’m in trouble. The type of grounded that means I’m planted, stable, and not alone. Marriage is grounding and unbeknownst to me…

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How I Met My Husband on Twitter

March 31, 2017 / 10 Comments

When I tell people my husband and I met on Twitter they usually react in the same way. First, they show genuine excitement and exclaim something like, “Oh wow,” often adding a follow-up remark like, “That is so cool!” Then there is a pause, a head tilt, maybe a wrinkled…

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