We’re celebrating our 8 year anniversary, which has me all kinds of reflective and optimistic. And why not be optimistic when things are going well? Part of what’s gotten us to this point isn’t looming vows or the iron rod of commitment. It’s not even the old cliché about give and take. It’s more an approach of give and accept.
Family & Parenting
Less than three days to Easter. If you’re like me and started planning for it yesterday, congratulations on working ahead! Slow clap momma, slow clap. If you’re scrambling with fewer ideas than plastic eggs, feel free to borrow my solution. I’m resurrecting a childhood favorite: Scavenger hunts.
The year is 2006, winter, second semester of my senior year of college. My brother, Troy, and Heather, my to-be sister-in-law, were out of town, returning in the wee hours of the morning. Troy asked me to go to the house and check on their newly adopted dog, Harley.