2017: Reflections

At the end of each year, I write a reflective essay looking back at the previous 12 months and ahead to the coming year. Read notes from 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016. Okay, I’m going to try not to focus entirely on the fact I got married this year. But, did I mention that I … More 2017: Reflections

My family name

I am a feminist. I also changed my name after getting married, to match my husband’s. For some, these ideas sit in conflict with each other — but not for me. You see, my name has always been an expression of my choices, even the name I carried before marriage, and I have changed my name … More My family name

Wedding daze

Planning our wedding felt amazing in the beginning. Like a gorgeous little secret. We’d shared the engagement news – everyone is usually thrilled over engagements – and we were starting to knock off lots of the big things on the list. Deciding what we want our wedding to be, the guest list, the venue, food, … More Wedding daze