• "life",  "marriage",  "North Carolina"

    Another time, I guess.

    My version of what to do on a Wednesday and my husband’s version of what to do on a Wednesday are not the same.  You see, when I woke up this morning I thought to myself,  …what a perfect day to do nothing except read.  just bounce around from magazines to blogs, then books.  But my husband woke up and thought to himself, …what a great day to paint the walls in my house.  Now, obviously my idea is just an illusion.  There is no way that will ever happen anytime soon.  But still, I didn’t expect to find my husband and Nathan painting our dinning room and hallway after…

  • "life",  "marriage"

    In The Throes

    Bubba is in the throes of his academics, and like every semester, we are exhausted, slightly bitter, and testy with each other.  We have a running countdown until his graduation, and I am the first to tell you that we cannot wait.  In fact, I have a countdown app on my phone and it says we have 1,042 days left of this craziness.  That’s a whole lot of days’.  He attends summer classes, too.  This is a year round thing for us.   I find myself miffed about the level of self-sacrifice between Bubba and me.  Obviously I feel that my sacrifices are higher than his.  I had to ask him…

  • "husband",  "life",  "Liz",  "marriage"

    When You Know, You Know

    Today is the Tuesday that marks our eighth anniversary, and I Love you. I’ll love you tomorrow, and the next day, and next week, and even next month. In six months, I will still love you, just like I fell in love with you nine years ago. In sixty years, I’ll look back on our beginning, and smile at how much I’ve loved you and how far we’ve made it in life together. Happy Anniversary, Bubba. ~Elizabeth