Celebrating 12 Years With 2 Days In Cleveland

Mike and I spent the weekend in wonderful Cleveland, Ohio, to celebrate our 12th wedding anniversary. Cleveland is absolutely one of my all time favorite places. I love Cleveland’s diversity, and that it is a city proud of it’s heritage. I love that Cleveland is full of artists; from musicians to painters to potters to quirky designers – Clevelanders love to make stuff that looks cool. And above all, I love how much Cleveland loves to eat. The city of Cleveland, is a foodie city.  Continue reading “Celebrating 12 Years With 2 Days In Cleveland”

The 12 Years of Marriage Interview

This Saturday is our 12th wedding anniversary.


It’s a good number.

I wanted to do something a little different by way of simultaneously having fun and honoring the milestone, so I asked my brother and sister-in-law to come up with 12 questions to ask us. I’m so glad I did. The following is our (almost) completely unfiltered responses to 12 great questions about 12 great years of marriage. Continue reading “The 12 Years of Marriage Interview”

When Life Gets Messy

“Clutter and mess show us that life is being lived…Tidiness makes me think of held breath, of suspended animation… Perfectionism is a mean, frozen form of idealism, while messes are the artist’s true friend. What people somehow forgot to mention when we were children was that we need to make messes in order to find out who we are and why we are here.”
Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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