Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

Life Letters: On Doing Nothing


Do you have a hard time doing nothing? I do.

I am always go-go-go. Even on vacation, I like having a to-do list of places to go and sights to see. It’s what I’m used to; it’s how our family vacationed when I was a kid. We were never sit-on-the-beach kind of people.

We just got back from a sit-on-the-beach kind of vacation. And it really got me thinking about my relaxation habits. Or lack thereof.

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Life Letters: On Marriage


Today is a pretty special day.

If you count our dating years, Tom and I have been together for 14 years. I am 29 years old, so that is pretty much half of my life. Half of my life. I have known this man.

We were awkward teenagers together. We made it through college with a long-distance relationship. And today, we’ve been married for 7 of those 14 years.

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