Chapter 1.15 – Putting Down Roots

Dear Diary, Being promoted to Vice President has been a mixed bag. I work less hours, but I work so much harder. One positive is I was finally able afford to get that coffee maker and some more stuff for the kitchen. And when cleaning up after meals, I no longer freaked out that any…

Chapter 1.14 – She’s A Boss

Dear Diary, Back home, women in relationships didn’t work very hard to maintain friendships outside of their partners. It was like this unspoken thing: that man must become the center of your world. That never made sense to me, and I’m lucky to be with someone who’s secure enough not to care about my friendships….

Chapter 1.13 – Love and [s]Marriage[\s]

Dear Diary, I wonder if Khaled has a hidden clumsy trait. At least once every few days, he almost sets himself on fire at the campfire. Emphasis on theĀ almost though. I maintain that it doesn’t really count. I mean, how many times can one accidentally light up their sleeve before they learn to light a…

Chapter 1.12 – Home

Dear Diary, I’m a boss. Mmm-hmm. Well, I’m notĀ the boss just yet, but I’m so close to my next promotion. I love heading out for work in the morning because that feeling of seizing the day… it just invigorates me! Plus, the view from my front porch is plumming beautiful. I finally got a chance…