Balancing Solitude with Engagement

When Frank and I were first married, we went on a weekend backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain National Park's Never Summer Range. One of the most amazing things about this western side of the park is that there are far fewer tourists and hikers. During our entire excursion, we saw one other couple descending into … Continue reading Balancing Solitude with Engagement

Unspoken Modeling

My mom's engagement ring was a nontraditional emerald. It was lost before I remember what it looked like and my parents replaced it with a ruby ring, found an an antique market in Paris. When our conversations turned toward engagement and marriage, I told Frank I didn't want a diamond ring. In his quest for … Continue reading Unspoken Modeling