Tag: love

Nine Years

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9 years 8 cars we’ve roadtripped in 7 days a week of “Taylorsmiles” 6 months from 1st date to marriage 5 years to finish college algebra and get your degree 4 states (Utah, California, Michigan, Georgia) 3 domiciles (DTW, ATL, MEM) 2 surgeries (and another one this week) 1 borrowed Toad the Wet Sprocket CD […]

Family

My Funny Valentine

Eight and a half years. Four states. Six moves. Adventures galore. And I still get excited every time you walk into the room. So many people said that meeting a guy I met on the internet wouldn’t work out. So many people said it was a bad idea for a newly-divorced single mom to be […]

Family

Facts About Sweethearts Conversation Hearts

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Via: DegreeSearch.org Conversation Hearts Those cute little chalky snippets of confectionary sentiment. Who doesn’t love looking at the cute messages on a conversation heart? Did you know that NECCO (the New England Confectionery Company) began producing stamped candies in 1866? That’s one year after the Civil War ended! An invention from 1847 called the lozenge […]

Food

Do Good Anyway

“People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people may cheat you; Be honest and frank […]

Health Life

Non-Tangible Birthday Gifts

Saturday is my birthday. Other than being excited to see friends for the Frida Tweetup – whoop-de-doo. Make no mistake about it, I do love my birthday. Born on February 5th, I’ve said since about 1985 – “Feb 5 is a great day to come alive.” It’s situated far enough past Christmas that budgets have […]

Me

Valentine to my Tayv8tor

In Your Eyes Love I get so lost, sometimes Days pass And this emptiness Fills my heart When I want to run away I drive off in my car But whichever way I go I come back to the place you are All my instincts, they return And the grand facade So soon will burn […]

Family Life

The Bachelor: On The Wings of Love?

The Captain of Her Heart? When I first heard that the new season of ABC’s The Bachelor was going to feature an airline pilot, I thought it was a joke. Knowing what I know as the wife of a pilot, I was baffled that any woman would willingly thrust herself into the pilot wifestyle. Then […]

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The Twilight Years

Twilight Years from Tom on Vimeo. For all you Twi-hard YSA’s that are reaching that “cut off point” soon…or who have been that age for a while. 18 and 33…can their worlds collide? “You don’t have roommates. You propose impossibly fast. You got your mission call from Howard W. Hunter. I know what you are.” […]

Culture

1997 Yahoo! Personals Ads

photo blurred to protect the innocent The summer before my senior year, my boyfriend was getting ready to leave on his mission. We were coming to terms with the fact that I wasn’t going to “put myself in cold storage for two years.” So we thought it would be fun to put up an online […]

Fun Me

The Dainty Wildflower

The Dainty Wildflower* When it comes to youthful affairs of the heartThough my loves have been but a fewIt doesn’t take prideful impressing by himA sweet romance will always do When I reflect upon the wildflowersOn the path on which I goMakes me ponder much of simple times When hearts would let young lovers know […]

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