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Wedding Planning: The registry

As someone who can’t always take compliments well and shies away from attention she didn’t deliberately bring on herself in the moment, the most awkward time of wedding planning has come: making the registry. Or, as my brain calls it: … Continue reading

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‘But the greatest of these is love.’

I’ve never been fully pro- or fully anti-Valentine’s Day. Some people have strong opinions either way, but I’ve simply used the day as an excuse to enjoy myself with friends or a significant other. The core purpose, for me, is that … Continue reading

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Sweets for the (not always) sweet

Everyone told me the day would come. That day when, for the first time, my beloved would push me over the edge. “Did he burn down your apartment?” you ask. No. “Did he gamble away all your savings?” you ask. … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning: Overall stress

I originally had something else planned for this post, but I decided to nix it because I thought I might hurt some people’s feelings (and oddly enough, the post dealt with potentially hurting people’s feelings during the wedding planning process). … Continue reading

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On perfection

Anyone else have those things as a kid you assumed you’d grow out of when you became an adult, but found out as an adult that you don’t grow out of something unless you actively work on growing? Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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He just may be the lunatic I’m looking for

This post was originally a frustrated freak-out fest with me getting gray hairs over not having a videographer, photographer or a baker for the wedding, along with a few other things. Fast forward a little more than 24 hours, and … Continue reading

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It’s still dear old Western’s day

Sometimes, I treat myself with a jog around my alma mater, Western Kentucky University. I begin by walking up College Street nearly doubled over because of the steep incline, taking a brief rest when I reach Cherry Hall under the … Continue reading

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Lego Love

From about 1994 to 2005, a simple, plastic table with four quadrants of Lego bases serving as a tabletop welcomed me into my bedroom. After homework, I got busy building, narrating each story I concocted acted out by Lego people. … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Restless

Day Eighteen: Restless Restless. That’s one word to describe it. That feeling that growled at me through high school, nibbled at me through most of college and attacked me at the end of college and after graduation. The feeling of … Continue reading

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‘Holding Out For a (Renegade Swashbuckling) Hero’

Warning: The following consists mainly of the story of when my *new* fiance and I met. If you don’t like that sort of thing, you can skip this and read the blog next week. A day I used to think … Continue reading

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