Category: Milestones

Life Updates

I usually open these things with an apology about how I’m a terrible writer and only post once every hundred years. (That remains, admittedly, very true.) And how I promise to write on a more regular schedule and blah blah. Well. I’m not going to do that this time. Because it’s tiresome, and we all know the next time I… Read more →

One More Week!

   So in exactly a week I’ll be up in the air somewhere between here and the Netherlands. I could not be more excited! I do have a layover, which is a bit of a bummer, but still, I’ll be almost home. I keep telling Marcel that it doesn’t feel real. And it really doesn’t. It feels completely surreal knowing… Read more →

Up in the Air

   6:15pm PST So I had every intention of writing a post from the airport terminal. Kind of like a “see ya suckers!” sort of thing. Naturally I nearly missed my flight. It wasn’t my fault this time though! Honest. The airline was having system problems and took For. E. Ver. Ask my mom, she would never lie for me.… Read more →

We’re in the Single Digits Folks

It just hit me that I leave in 9 days. NINE. DAYS. And I’ll be gone for three months. An extended vacation if you will.  I’ve been spending these last couple of days squeezing in as many as people as possible into dates, dinners, drinks, whatever. And it’s not like I’m leaving forever, I’ll be back in December. But still.… Read more →

My Lighthouse

There are so many moments that have been momentous in our relationship. The first time we met in the airport. The first time he met my entire family (18 hours after we met in the airport). The first time I met his family and saw his country. I cherish every one of those memories and love them dearly.  But one of… Read more →

How it all began…

A year ago today, my life changed forever.  I know I know, that sounds like the beginning to a bad novel. But I don’t know how else to describe it.  My man and I had been talking for about a year. We’d never met face to face but we knew something special was there. We’d been planning for a meet… Read more →