Category Archives: Love Stories

Traditions, My Grandmother, and What November 22nd Can Mean

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

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Happy Birthday, Dustin!

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

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In Which Dustin Encounters What He Thinks Is a Boob

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

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A Scrabble Kind of Love

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

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That Day In History

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

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They Say It’s Your Birthday

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!

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Dustin Got a Job!

And it’s all because of our Wii. Please to explain. Dustin’s been jobless since he moved here in December. The school systems aren’t hiring until the fall (and even then, there’s a chance it might not work out–Mississippi has a … Continue reading

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