Category Archives: engagement

The Last “We’re Engaged” Post


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Some letters

My kids are practicing writing letters this week.  Today and tomorrow, they are writing letters to Rachel in response to the letter she wrote to them.  They think this is very fun!  Yesterday, they wrote a short letter to me … Continue reading

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A Long Island Wedding

Nik and I, along with Dan Gerding and Dan Francis, flew up to Long Island on Saturday to attend our friends, Ryan and Heather’s wedding.  It was over the top and fantastic and I am very tired!  The exciting news … Continue reading

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Some great reasons to be happy

1.  Nik is so awesome – he surprised me at school on Monday afternoon with some yummy Trader Joe’s hummus and pita chips along with flowers – to help me get through my long night preparing for my formal observation … Continue reading

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Mom, I don’t speak Greek, and presents

Hey all!  This weekend was really great.  Mom flew in on Wednesday and we had a whirlwind few days of meeting Nik’s parents, shopping, dress fitting, going to my friend’s birthday party, and finally to my shower on Saturday afternoon.  … Continue reading

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(A bit of background to this short story:  Today, I mailed our wedding invitations, over 130 of them.) So as we were leaving his house to go out for dinner tonight, I said something to the effect of, “It made … Continue reading

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Will you marry me? (But I already said yes!)

(Nik didn’t really ask me to marry him again.  But here’s my new, beautiful ring!)

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I am alive

I am alive and, unfortunately, our Internet is still broken (I’m at the local library) but I have two good pieces of news to report: 1.  I only have three hours and 45 more minutes of school before 10 days of … Continue reading

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Of rings and things

The time has come, my friends, to talk of many things: of shoes and ships and sealing wax, and cabbages and kings… And, much to my sadnes, a lost ring.  As many of you know, last Saturday (a week ago), … Continue reading

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O, the expense

Two tickets to Alaska – departing Monday, August 6th from DC, leaving Anchorage on Friday, August 17th, sitting in row 22, seats E and F for 3 out of the four flights.  (I like to choose exactly the same seat … Continue reading

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