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Category Archives: Love Stories
This is my grandmother, Audris. She was a teacher for 37 1/2 years. I’m on my third year. She grew up in rural Mississippi, and play-fought (and probably really fought) with her siblings. So did I. One of my most … Continue reading
Today is my baybuh’s birthday. Happy birthday, my love! You’re 27 today, which means we have approximately 1,397 years left together. And I can’t wait for each and every single one of them. You’re the man that keeps the water … Continue reading
On this the summer solstice, I thought that as a special treat, I would share with you one of the stupidest things Dustin has ever done. Not coincidentally, this is also one of my favorite stories. In June of 2008, … Continue reading
Instead of our usual practice of plopping down on the couch to watch TV after Dustin got home from work, yesterday, he built me a sheet fort in the living room, under which we played Scrabble and were silly for … Continue reading
On a whim, I googled “November 22.” Our anniversary keeps some interesting company. On November 22nd, 1718–The infamous pirate Blackbeard (Edward Teach) is killed in battle off the coast of North Carolina (double coincidence!) 1858–Denver, Colorado is founded 1890–Charles de … Continue reading
I’m a quarter of a century old today. I’m still waiting on the whole maturity and humility thing, but until then, I’m going to enjoy my day. Hope yours is great, too!