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….

First dance

Today is the three-year anniversary of the day of my favourite moment in the whole world.  * Our song was playing; I know because we planned it for just after the toast. But I might as well not have even heard it. I was long…

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…

One quarter of a donut and a glass half full

PEOPLEEEEE — it’s the last flippin day of January and I’m freaking out! Thirty-one straight days of blogging has kept me up ’til late at night. I sacrificed the season finale of Bad Girls Club the other night to write. #Janblogaday, you’re ruthless. Day 31: Favourite……

el.oh.vee.ee.

Day 25 of #Janblogaday: el.oh.vee.ee. I tried writing this last night at midnight, but was short of the right words. Short of the right thing to say. I thought about writing the story of when Colin saw my dad in the Macy’s restroom stall, or my…

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…