¡Feliz cumpleaños a Mí!Today is my birthday. What — is today important for some other reason?
Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Hoy es el día de mudarse. Nuestro servicio de mudanzas va a llegar esta mañana. Los empleados van a empacar nuestros muebles y todas nuestras cosas para El Salvador o el almacenamiento. Alguien tomará nuestro carro también.
Today is Kail’s birthday. Now that we’re married, I have inducted him into a tradition my friends and I established in college: The Birthweek. Because why limit the celebrations to just a day?The highlight so far (for me) has been tableside-carved duck at Peking Gourmet Inn Saturday night.
I finally finished our wedding scrapbook! (It has been on my to-do list for a while.) I’m neither crafty nor artistic, so I consider this to be quite an accomplishment.
It was kind of strange returning to work after getting married and reintroducing myself to everyone — coworkers, clients — with my married name. Stranger still is the experience of meeting new people who haven’t known me as anything but my husband’s wife.Sure, anyone who changes her name must go through this identity change onContinue reading “Just a Spouse”
Kail and I have been married all of 86 days — we haven’t made it much longer than Kim & Kris. While the marriage license itself sealed the deal, we’ve taken a number of steps since April 14 to make it official. I mean REALLY official.For one, we moved in together.
Photos by Suzanne Rossi. Free font download courtesy Kayla Aimee at Only Slightly Neurotic.
I almost titled this post, “Am I making a huge mistake?” But I didn’t want to alarm anyone (my husband) or be overdramatic.I am truly very excited about all these changes in our life. This wasn’t always the case, though. If I could trace the trajectory of my feelings about Foreign Service life, it wouldContinue reading “Being Here Now”