Why I didn’t need a wedding to get married

Congratulations! You're engaged! You've just preemptively signed at least 10k to 30k of your hard-saved dollars away (according to the current wedding pricing statistics)! Or, have you? Let's think for a minute about all the thing$ people will say you NeeeEEEEEEEEEEEEeeeed for a wedding: An expensive WHITE "wedding" gown, that you will then afterwards keep …

Now

Right now, I'm sitting at the dining table, propped up by a densely packed throw pillow and a (lukewarm) hot water bottle, nestled next to my lower back. I've stayed home from work these last two days due to a sharp, debilitating pain in my back which, apparently, recurs every year and a half or …

Hi…

Uh, hello there.  Five months ago, I posted something.  Remember me? I've been working on some stuff. Some home projects. Some trying-to-get-accustomed-to-a-day-job-again stuff. -while at the same time- Taking the last laps in a getting-debt-free relay, finally completed 2 weeks ago. (Hooray!) -and simultaneously- A bunch of doodling! So yeah. A lot. And while I do …