Happy Birthday, you can get married!
Jun26

Happy Birthday, you can get married!

Spoiler Alert: Dark and heavy existential crisis ahead. Go elsewhere, if this isn’t what you want right now. I’m leaving Sunday for a week in Scotland. I very much look forward to being there. I need a break from reality. If you continue reading, you might understand better why I crave escapism at the moment. I haven’t blogged consistently┬áfor years. At first I felt I had nothing new to say: I didn’t think it...

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Taking off the mask
Apr25

Taking off the mask

So, the idea behind the theme of my wedding is that we create beautiful or idealized fa├žades that we hide behind, and the process of marrying myself has been one where I have had to look at myself as I am and try to accept what I find (which can be terrifying, in all honesty). No mask, no hiding, just plain old me. But now that the mask has arrived, I have made an accidental discovery that is metaphoric in itself: Wearing this mask is...

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I do: The countdown…
Apr15

I do: The countdown…

I can’t believe how nervous and giddy I am… In 10 weeks I am going to be 36 years old, and I am going to complete a process that began years ago: I am going to marry myself. I first mentioned this on the blog in December, 2010; however, I had the idea in December, 2008. I began a process of paying down fraud debt, and in December, 2009 I selected my engagement band. I took possession of the band and made my announcement....

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