and so this is Christmas

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This is my first Christmas spent away from home. (Or my old home, I should say.) And with Christmas, being the big holiday it is for me, I’d like to state that this is a really big deal.

Unlike Josh, who has spent quite a few holidays away from his family in places like, oh, Italy, I would like to pretend this is the final and last step of me becoming a big girl this past year....

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to husband. love taza.

Dear Josh,

I like when you make up silly songs and sing them on the subway platform, or at home, or when we’re standing in long lines. I like the little gestures or hand phrases that always accompany these songs.

I like all your different, colorful and not-matching socks. I like when you considerately put your used contact lenses in the trash can rather than sticking them on the wall....

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where has my bearded man gone?

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Last December, Josh had a beard. It stayed around until February. I miss it far more than I should.The beard at it’s fullest. I sat in his bathroom and watched him shave it all off the day he got rid of it. I pouted like crazy. I’m learning my pouting has never really gotten me anywhere with Josh.... Read more