On my messy car and my messy heart [and the messiness of marriage]

In an attempt to reflect on our first year of marriage, I’ve been scratching out a few thoughts on things I’ve learned during these past [almost] 365 days.  *** For the most part, when we go places together, we take Geoff’s vehicle. There are several reasons for this. For starters, he has those nice seat …

On how to cook bacon [and navigating who is right and wrong in marriage]

In an attempt to reflect on our first year of marriage, I’ve been scratching out a few thoughts on things I’ve learned during these past [almost] 365 days.  *** Before Geoff and I were engaged, I begged him to take me camping in Red River Gorge, KY. I painted an idealistic picture of us sitting …

On dating [why I hate it and how it makes me better]

I don't understand dating. I don't think I ever have. Something just doesn't compute in my brain. As free-spirited as I am, I'm also one who really loves to follow formulas and rules. [you know...because that's the easiest way to achieve perceived self-perfection] And it would seem that the only rule when it comes to Christian dating …