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We’re Engaged!

We’re Engaged!

Today’s blog was written by guest blogger, Claire McClanahan *** I’m 36 years old and I recently got engaged. I grew up pretending to be Mary Tyler Moore and playing “office,” not dreaming about a princess wedding. The movie Blood Diamond permanently ruined me for ever being able to wear diamond rings and tulle makes me scratch inappropriately. Divorce is so common that...

Make mine a diamond?

Make mine a diamond?

Speaking of rings… Diamonds! What the heck, everyone? I told Peter before we got engaged that I would prefer a ring without a diamond. After reading some books about Africa in my early twenties, I righteously declared myself diamond-free. My politics often resemble the all-you-can-eat buffet at the IHOP: pick and choose which issue will cause you the least amount of...

Hey dude, put a ring on it

Hey dude, put a ring on it

Ok, I love this: I had an interview last week with a reporter from the Norwegian national newspaper, Dagens Naeringsliv. It was a really cool experience. I would love to read the article when it’s printed, but as it’s in Norwegian, I might have a hard time. Anyhow… I noticed that the male journalist and the photographer had wedding bands (they both mentioned being married at...