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How To Catch a Bat in Your House and Stay Married

First off, I researched “blind as a bat” as part of this post and apparently bats have excellent vision. So I feel really lied to by idioms. But in any case, this post is about a bat. In our house. Read more…


The Tale of Elliptical Hill

My husband and I are both fairly educated people, but if you lived near us you would be writing letters to our various alma maters requesting that our degrees be rescinded in order to maintain academic quality and reputation. At Read more…


The Structural Significance of Baby Howie

Baby Howie’s House We moved into our house in 2011. It has its issues, but there is a perfect spot for an extra tall Christmas tree, which is really all you can ask for in a home. (That 75% of Read more…


36 Questions That Lead to Love (And Lava Cake)

If you listen to the Modern Love podcast you may be familiar with the 36 Questions That Lead to Love. Pretty interesting concept and made for a really great New York Times essay turned podcast episode. Basically the idea is that Read more…


The Secret to a Happy Marriage? Always Be Prepared

Glen and I have been together for 10 years. In that time, we have gone through a lot that we have been unprepared for. Probably because we spend way too much time preparing for very very unlikely scenarios instead. Like Read more…


Cheers to 60 Years

This past weekend we celebrated my grandparent’s 60th wedding anniversary. Yes, 60. Get out of town; that must be a typo. Nope, totally true. Now I have a couple posts in the queue about my marriage and how it’s equal parts Read more…