MARRIAGE

happy 8 years.

Even today. A day that we find out that Blythe has a staph infection which requires excessive hot baths, ointments, and antibiotics (not to mention the glorious job of popping puss pockets on her butt cheeks), when dirty laundry seems never-ending,…

new life

Mark had asked me recently, "Are you sad that this is your last pregnancy?" (Somehow hoping to solidify our agreement that this will be our grand finale.) "No." I responded. "It's not the actual pregnancy period that I'll miss, but I know I'll…

happy father's day

"It was times like this when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived."        - Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird In near future days each of you will grow up, evolving…

here's to us, babe.

While the seventh year of marriage has been our most challenging yet, I can easily say -- I have never loved you more. Happy 7th Anniversary. (And thank you, Kristen and Tim, for the pictures.)

a love note

Mark and I like to keep things "spicy" by writing little notes to one another on our bathroom mirror (we'll have to reconsider once Liam is able to read more than three letter words). Below is the love note I received this week: don't worry,…

astound: to impress strongly by what is unexpected or unusual

Most of you know my husband, Mark. If you haven't met him, the truth is you might not notice him if you were in a room together. In spite of his good looks and charming wit (I did once refer to him as winsome), there is a quietness and humility…