The Other Time We Got Married

January 26, 2015

In September I married the guy I met on Twitter. But we also got married in February. Our two weddings were completely different: one in a courthouse with just a photographer as a witness; the other a traditional all-out celebration with our families and closest friends, complete with a lacy white dress. And for much […]

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We Got Married, But I’m Not Changing My Name. Here’s Why

September 9, 2014

We got married! It was awesome, and I’m so happy to be @benlcollins’ life partner. (In case you missed it, here’s the story of how we met.) But unlike most of my girlfriends who have tied the knot in recent years, I’m not changing my name. I thought about writing an essay on this topic, […]

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Time for an excerpt: Another marriage proposal

October 15, 2009

It’s been a while since I posted an excerpt from my book. And I’ve written so much during the last few months! So today I want to share something short that will make you smile. This piece is from the middle section of my book, which takes place in Cameroon. (It’s adapted from my travel […]

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