Archive for March, 2009
I had been reassured countless times by my family and friends that “you’ll be fine,” and “you’re going to have so much fun.” Nonetheless, I arrived at my bridal shower last Saturday feeling extremely tense, having allowed my nervousness to slowly build in the week leading up to the day itself. Marie, my maid of [...]
“Time is making fools of us again.” To those who are Harry Potter fans like myself, you may know that I quote that incredibly wise old wizard, Albus Dumbledore. I tend to be quite impressed with the words that J.K. Rowling puts in this particular character’s mouth. In any event, I find this quote coming [...]
This Saturday is going to be all wedding planning all day. Daniel and I will be driving up to look at the chapel and reception site with my mom and my sisters Rose and Jane. This is so that we can start thinking more about what we need in the way of decorations for both [...]
I, Sarah, take you, Daniel, to be my husband. I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.Come to think of it, when the Rite of Marriage says “I, N., take you, N., [...]
Marrying in a recession: Wedding cost control; Marriage preparation: More popular than ever?; On winning and losing in a marital conflict: Year of the Family in Austin; How couples manage disagreements: A few marriage essentials; Why money spent on a shared experience counts: Finding happiness; Lent and the economic crisis: Reflections for families, parents and others.