Dating Other People (How We Met, Part 2)

Yesterday, I shared the first part of the story of how Scott and I met. Today, I’m sharing a second part of the story. (Yes, that means there’s a third part. I’m on a roll!) Letters. On Paper. Mailed with Stamps! A few casual dates, one formal one...

Throwback Thursday on the Blog: How We Met

Normally, Throwback Thursday is an Instagram thing and a hashtag (#tbt or #throwbackthursday). But I found the entire story of how Scott and I ended up together today and thought I’d post it. The Mikes It was 1996 at Cedarville College, and I was a sophomore....

Marriage Letters: This Is Marriage

Every Monday my husband Scott and I are participating in a little writing project called Marriage Letters started by Seth and Amber Haines in an effort to encourage other married couples in the hard work of relationships. Did you write one this week? Visit...

Honeymoon Fantasies – A Letter to Scott

Scott and I are copying fellow blogging couple extraordinaire, Amber and Seth Haines, in meme they started last week, letters to your spouse. You can read Scott’s letter here. This week we decided to write on “secret fantasies… for the future.”...

Thirteen Years

This is us, thirteen years ago. We were high on togetherness, reveling in the new end of our day together (a kiss, a “good night,” and a settling into our pillows instead of a hug and a parting of ways in our cars). We found fun in grocery shopping late at...