Embracing the unglamorous side of life
I sometimes read blogs and think to myself “oh man, I want that life…” But is that because bloggers (myself included) tend to show the fun/exciting/amusing parts of life? I get that no one wants to read sad, depressing stories. But editing out the grit makes blogs about as realistic as romantic comedies, no? People have told me that my life seems perfect. Viewed through the...
Don’t get married unless you are prepared for someone to drive you crazy....– Maria on marriage (she’s very happily married btw. If she and her husband weren’t so damn cool, they’d be the exact type of couple that make us non-romantic types sick).
Church Date #1
This past Sunday, I tried a new church - one conveniently located around the corner from my apartment. The sanctuary was incredible: cathedral ceilings with ornate stained glass and detailed plaster-work. Unfortunately, that was about all that impressed me. Verdict: Church date #1 = Possible back-up church Church date #1 was okay…they were very friendly. A little too friendly. The nice...
When it comes to finding The One, I’ve been around. I dated over 13 churches in a span of 1.5 years when I first moved to DC, trying to find my new “home church”. It wasn’t easy. Then I had to do it all over again when I moved to San Francisco. I was excited to come back to my church when I moved back to DC, but like all relationships, this one sadly has to come to an...
First, let me apologize for the abuse of emoticons you’re about to witness. I’ve been working my tail off to launch a new international awards competition that will recognize the most energy efficient televisions sold around the world. My very small team and I literally built this thing from the ground up (we wrote the competition rules, developed and market tested the award brand...