I had a dream . . .


“Hey! I had a dream about you last night. We were both lost and ran in to each other and we were like, I’m lost! And the other was like, me too!! So we were lost together. Haha. How are … Continue reading

My apologies, dear homeless man, and my thanks

Illustration by Tavis Coburn

It was one of those mornings. My work-related text message notification started beeping while I was still head-on-the-pillow, tangled-in-the-down comforter. Who was going to be in by 9am to unlock doors and greet early risers? Well, apparently I was, though … Continue reading


(Photograph: Patrick Comerford, 2012)

I walked in to a beautiful space today. The old church had stained glass and high vaulted ceiling. The dark wood and diffused light welcomed contemplation, connection, piety in the best sense of the word. I paused at a threshold … Continue reading

How I Know My Wife Married the “Wrong” Person

Originally posted on CROSS-SHAPED STUFF:

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Photo Credit: Suni Danielle Photography

Today my wife Lindsay and I celebrate our two year anniversary. Two years ago, we tied the knot and took the plunge. Two years ago, the cutest girl in Indiana was taken off the market! Two years ago, we launched the beginning of the rest of our lives. Two years ago…

And after two years, there’s no hiding behind the dinner-and-a-movie façade of dating life any longer. I can’t buy enough flowers to conceal it. I can’t open enough doors. I can’t say enough “I love you’s.” She knows (and painfully, so do I) that she married the wrong person.

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