I’ll just focus on dinner

Today is one of those strange days on the web (ha! understatement of the century). It’s World Humanitarian Day, and also National Potato Day — which means we are celebrating dedicated aid workers whose heroic acts of every day bravery make our world a better place. And…

What I know about marriage (after 3.4 years)

I’ve written this post for no other reason than that I was recently reading Elizabeth Esther’s post What I know about marriage (after 16 years) and was inspired to tag on. Her post is far better than this one. What I know is just… what I know….

Too thinky to sleep straight

… This doesn’t normally happen to me. It’s 3:45 in the morning. I’m in Johannesburg. I tried sleeping; not happening. Maybe it’s the new-place-different-country-not- my-bed thing. Anyhow, so I’m up. I’m writing. These are 3 am thoughts, unfiltered (because I’m hoping I will be too…

Dear newly-wed

For Day 18 of #Janblogaday: Advice… for newly-weds, oldie-weds, and anyone who intends to share their love with someone else one day. Dedicated to our newly-wed and newly-engaged friends at home: Hilary and Justin, Shelbie and Jared, Garrett and Emma, Brad and Janelle, Lisa and…

Toothpaste tube wars

Day 16 of #Janblogaday: I would do anything for love… but I won’t do that. // Little guest post from the hus… because I would do anythingggg for love 🙂 *          *         * This is a real and recent conversation I had to have with…

Day 2: Two… things you should never say to your partner

Day two of January blog a day: Two… things you should never say to your partner. While there are many things that would probably be good to steer clear from conversation with your partner — “honey, have you gained weight” and “you’re starting to bald”…

Day 1: New…. year, new resolution

Day 1 of January blog a day — New: New year, new resolution. If my life were some sort of book, last year would’ve been a notable chapter, I think. Words and phrases like ‘beautiful’ and ‘incredible’ and ‘so damn tough’ would fill those pages….