Tagged with marriage

not cool, mr phish

Day 21: Cool Mr. Phish: Honey, dinner was yummy. I’ll do the dishes. Me: *stunned silence* Mr. Phish: What’s the big deal? I can do the dishes. Me: Um, no arguments from me. Very cool, Mr. Phish. Mr. Phish: Geez, that’s a lot of dishes. I need some tunes to motivate me. Me: *rolling eyes* … Continue reading

not your ordinary wall

Day 6: Writing Remember when I was gone last weekend? Mr. Phish and I spent the weekend in Nebraska helping my parents move. In 1979, my mom and dad took a leap of faith. With one baby and another on the way shortly, my parents bought a drug store in a rural Nebraska. My mom … Continue reading

learning a new language

Day 16: What you’re reading I have a confession: I have a Ph.D. in English and it made me hate reading. There. I said it. Growing up, I was rarely without a book in my hand. I loved reading. I read constantly, whatever I could get my hands on. Reading was my hobby, my passion. … Continue reading

shades of grey

Day 26: Black and white One of the most important lessons I have learned in the last two years: nothing is black and white. To make a marriage work, you have to¬† make your peace with infinite shades of grey. This is a hard lesson for me. I am still learning to love the ambiguous, … Continue reading