Archive for the ‘wedding stuff’ Category

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

[I got married on Saturday. This post is about my wedding.]

the flowers

I couldn’t find fake or real flowers for my hair, and I was running out of time to do so. I asked my oldest son to go …

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Posted in culture, wedding stuff on 05/26/2009 10:29 am

Friday, May 8, 2009

You can tell I’m a Capricorn because…

I have rigid ideas about what’s right and proper and just and polite. Like I said earlier, the role of daughter-in-law is coming back to me now like riding a bike, and I’m …

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Posted in cats, domestic, wedding stuff on 05/08/2009 10:28 am

Monday, May 4, 2009

things to do

When people say “How are the wedding plans coming along?” I say “Umm… fine,” because they are coming along fine, I think, but then the plans themselves start swirling in my head and I fall into a …

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Posted in wedding stuff on 05/04/2009 10:28 am

Thursday, April 23, 2009

I want to be Amish.

You know? I want to live in a house that I built and cook food that I gathered or raised myself. I want to sew my own clothes and knit my own blankets. I want …

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Posted in domestic, parenting, venting, wedding stuff, work on 04/23/2009 10:34 am

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Stuck Inside a Starbucks with the Colored Pencil Blues

If a copyeditor was copyediting this blog entry, she’d probably read that title and then attach a little Post-It that said, “Did you mean ‘blue colored pencil’? Please clarify.” You know …

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Posted in getting older, wedding stuff on 04/14/2009 03:34 am

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Houston is the fattest city in the United States because Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth if you’re not paying for the oats it eats.

Since my fiance and I started carpooling to work, I pushed my 8-hour …

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Posted in getting older, hating, Houston, venting, wedding stuff, writing on 03/24/2009 11:07 am

Thursday, March 12, 2009

getting married

Part of the reason I’m marrying my boyfriend Dat is that we share many of the same values and beliefs. Like “Art is a priority” and “You should never do something just because everyone else does it.” We’re …

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Posted in cats, domestic, my sex life, venting, wedding stuff on 03/12/2009 11:27 am

Friday, December 5, 2008

Now I have time to be stressed out.

I haven’t written here lately because I’ve been under some stress, and I never feel like talking on the blog (or to anyone) when I’m under stress. But now it’s all over, …

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Posted in domestic, Houston, psychobabble, venting, wedding stuff, writing on 12/05/2008 12:08 am

Sunday, October 26, 2008


I never write, I never call. Soon, though. Almost finished being busy here. Literally, I don’t know how I get everything done.


Last night I dreamed Matt Damon and I ran into each other and got to talking …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, dreams, Halloween, Thanksgiving, wedding stuff, writing on 10/26/2008 10:36 pm

Monday, February 11, 2008

Toby Update
by request, for Pixielyn

Toby seems to be doing okay, y’all. He still hides a lot, but we’re starting to realize that he just gets off on hiding. For instance, he likes to hide under our bed and …

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Posted in cats, domestic, Houston, wedding stuff on 02/11/2008 11:41 am