Tag Archives: relationship

Sometimes it’s okay to be nosy

Some of you may be familiar with that show “What Would You Do?”  It’s aired since 2008, and the premise of every episode of this hidden camera show is to stage awkward or scary situations in public and gauge people’s reactions. … Continue reading

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Wedding planning: The search for the reception venue

It’s happening, folks. Full-blown wedding planning. Just kidding. Sort of. This past weekend, I traveled back to my hometown of Paducah, Ky., the location of Cory’s and my wedding. I had three objectives: get fitted for – and order – … Continue reading

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Pondering love and marriage with a healthy dash of pessimism

Sometimes a line in a movie, song or article hits you with such profound truth that you can’t help but listen to or read the line over and over again, feeling it reveal a notion to you that you know … 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: Zoo

Day Twenty-Six: Zoo Because I’m so happy to be done with this series (I mean, I enjoy writing for you guys and for myself, but I’m looking forward to a little break, maybe take some time to work on my … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Yearning

Day Twenty-Five: Yearning If you haven’t figured it out by now, I spent a lot of time as a single lady yearning for the day I’d finally find The One. Yes, I know it’s the twenty-first century and we women … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Worry

Day Twenty-Three: Worry Worry plagued much of my singlehood. I don’t know if I was the typical late-teenage/young twentysomething, but it seems that nearly every week brought similar haunting questions. When will I get married? Will all my friends be … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Vilified

Day Twenty-Two: Vilified Today’s word is perhaps not as harsh as it sounds. I have been fortunate to never find myself in a verbally or physically abusive relationship. I do, however, believe that my heart – and maybe even my … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Unsure of Myself

Day Twenty-One: Unsure of Myself Some of my themes throughout this series have either gone hand in hand or repeated themselves, and today is perhaps another instance of that. I have previously alluded to my lack of confidence in myself … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Trusting

Day Twenty: Trusting My ability to trust any male to whom I was romantically attracted often fluctuated throughout my dating years, as I’m sure is the case with most people. Find someone, date, relationship goes well, relationship falls apart, close … Continue reading

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