On Wednesday, at least 17 people — children and adults — were gunned down at a high school in Parkland, Florida. The perpetrator was one man who, it should come as no surprise to mention, was carrying a AR-15-style assault rifle and massive quantities of ammunition.
I don’t know what else to say at this point. I’m heartbroken, but mostly — I’m really fucking mad.
Continue reading ➞ Heartbroken — and Full of Anger
On January 14th, Jonathan and I celebrated our 8th anniversary of being together, but we didn’t actually have our first official date until Valentines Day — exactly eight years ago today.
The story of us finally getting together is a weird one, mostly because it took us so damn long. In a way, I see it as a cautionary tale for nervous people, the moral of the story being: Just tell the person you like how you feel. The result could potentially be the best thing that’s ever happened to you…
Continue reading ➞ How Jonathan and I Started Dating
Last October, my sister, Kim, got married (!!) to her wonderful (now-) husband, John. It’s hard to express the joy I feel to see her so truly happy.
She received her wedding photos a bit before Christmas, and although she has yet to reveal all of them to me (grrrr), she did send me the ones her photographer took of Fay with my mom and her before the ceremony.
Would you like to see?
Continue reading ➞ Fay’s First Wedding
Over the course of the last month, I realized something I think I’ve known deep down for a very long time…
Continue reading ➞ Why I Deactivated Facebook After 14 Years
It’s been almost two years since Jonathan and I got married, and I’ve recently revisited our wedding day playlist and the nostalgia has been intense.
Continue reading ➞ A Wedding Day Soundtrack
In honor of our first anniversary (!!) I am finally posting pictures from our wedding photobooth!
Full disclosure: There were hun. dra. eds. of pictures — so many nearly identical — that I put off sharing them because I couldn’t bring myself to pick only a handful. Well, the time has come; I sucked it up and made it happen: around 40 selects to show just how cute and silly my friends and family are.
Continue reading ➞ One Year Later: Our Wedding Photobooth
I realized after posting a picture on Instagram yesterday that I never posted here about our newest family member!
Continue reading ➞ Meet Taystee
The last post in this wedding series is all about the reception — the big ol’ party we planned especially as a “Thank You” to all of our incredible friends and family who traveled to be with us…
Continue reading ➞ Our Wedding: The Reception
Immediately after the ceremony and a bit of time with family for photos, Jonathan and I went off with our photographer Joe to take some pictures just the two of us…
Continue reading ➞ Our Wedding: Jonathan + Me
Our ceremony took place on the front lawn of the venue just after 4:30 p.m., while the sun was still high in the sky…
Continue reading ➞ Our Wedding: The Ceremony