Earlier today I was feeling rather sensitive about life, myself, and joking. I turned to my playful husband and asked, "Will you love and adore me?" "Only if you love and adore yourself." I was a little surprised. I expected him to say, "Of course!" and then tell me how wonderful I am. "Have I … Continue reading Will you love and adore me?
For Christmas, my sweet husband got me all kinds of bath and spa gels, creams, crystals, and bubbles. Beyond being a really nice gift for pampering, he told me that he thought about how I carry tension in my shoulders, and how my neck often hurts. He said he got all of these different bath … Continue reading I love my husband
If you're the observant type, you probably noticed my blog title and little catchphrase: "Developing Brakes: the art of slowing down". This week while explaining to someone how to find my blog, I remembered why I chose that title. You see, I like to go fast. I like to do. I like to move. Generally, … Continue reading Why? (p.s. this is my 100th blog post)
As we draw near to our wedding celebration, Dan and I have been the recipients of well-meaning advice on marriage, relationships, families, and the roles of women and men. Sometimes it's subtle, like a card being addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Dickerson," and sometimes it's people telling me what's appropriate for me to do … Continue reading A Non-Hierarchical Way