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Nik likes to write in lists.  Sometimes, so do I.  So here’s one for you. 1.  Accomplished on my 2 1/2 snow days and President’s Day: a.  all my grading b.  filed my taxes – I’m getting an unexpected refund! … Continue reading

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It’s back!

Nik and I picked up my engagement ring today at Smyth Jewelers, “Where Baltimore Gets Engaged”!  It’s beautiful and I feel much safer wearing it now – the prongs are nice and strong around the diamond.  It took about a … Continue reading

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My new clothes

In Greece, it’s traditional for the future mother-in-law to take the future daughter-in-law shopping for a new outfit.  So yesterday, Nik’s mom and I went shopping and here is what she bought me! From Ann Taylor: And, (after searching in … Continue reading

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And so it begins

Nik and I had our first pre-marital counseling session with Pastor Stan today.  Today was mostly spent telling our “how we met” story to Pastor Stan so he could get to know us a little bit better.  While our time … Continue reading

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And here’s a couple more

Kristen and I at the party, probably talking about the fabulous job she did stealing the ring out of my house. And Nik and I admiring the ring that Kristen and Meggan both contributed to making happen!

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Because a picture is worth a thousand words

(and I’m too tired to write coherently), here’s a few more fun pictures! At the impromptu engagement party at Nik’s house after he proposed: Kristen’s husband, Tim (the wonderful photographer at the party), titled this picture “Post-engagement bliss”!  (Yes, Zona, … Continue reading

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I said yes!

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