Category Archives: Marriage

An Adventure

And then I looked at my roommate with a perfectly straight face, in the middle of a storage locker with a broken lock on the floor – at 7 pm at night – and said “Would your brother like to … Continue reading

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Then What

You see, I know this woman, or at least I thought I did. I have watched her kids grow up, I know her husband. I have helped her plant her garden, I have nursed one of her house plants back … Continue reading

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The joy of a vacation. . .

The joy of a vacation is half in taking it, and half in remembering it afterwards. Victoria was absolutely stellar, it always is. The most wonderful part was not Victoria, it was the many surprises my wonderful husband had planned … Continue reading

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Victoria

We came back to Victoria. This is the place we came 10 years ago for a honeymoon. I am typing this laying on a bed, in the same B&B we stayed in almost a decade ago. We are miles apart … Continue reading

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3 Pairs of Shoes

I have packed 3 pairs of shoes. Only 3 pairs. I think I deserve a medal. I am travelling to an unknown destination, and I have no idea what we will be doing or even where we will be doing … Continue reading

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And I’m Home

It was about 2 months ago. I woke up from my typical Friday¬†evening¬†nap around 7pm. I lay in bed, with a cat on top of me, and I heard you outside, talking. In that liminal place between awake and asleep, … Continue reading

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Secret Life

The very next person who refers to me in any combination of biker and “chick”, “babe” or “bunny” is going to get hit. Very hard. Very, very hard. Her name is Venora. It is Celtic for “make your wife worry … Continue reading

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Pictures

I have spent a ridiculous (I am not going to tell you how much time because I am embarrased by it – ridiculous) amount of time trying to find something to wear for our family portrait today. For the record, … Continue reading

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No one. . .

Setting: Dingy and slightly smelly basement room, filled with totes containing seasonal home decor. There are totes stacked floor to ceiling, labeled on the edge with black felt. There is a light up vulture in a box in the middle … Continue reading

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9

Today marks 9 years of marriage for Mr. Spit and I. 9 years of living life together. 468 weeks of getting up, going to work, doing housework, grocery shopping, hanging out and loving each other. 3,287 days of inside jokes … Continue reading

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