The Stories We're Told

April 18, 2014

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APW Happy Hour

It's my birthday (and I hope I won't cry)

by Meg Keene
HIII APW! It’s my birthday! If you think I’m sitting at my computer right now, you think wrong. Though I haven’t been… what’s the word… sleeping, thanks to some horrific teething, I’m still aiming for a good day. Maddie’s taking me out to get a manicure, so that’s a start, and then there is a baby bounce house thing happening, so where could we go wrong? But enough about me, let’s talk about you for awhile. Open thread, you go first! XO, MEG Highlights of APW This Week Our first edition of Ask a... read more

Symbolic Annihilation

We are more than you can possibly imagine

When I got engaged, one of my best girlfriends surprised me with a delicious stack of bridal magazines, lovingly wrapped in a pink paper bag and gold ribbon. We hugged in her San Francisco apartment, fog and sunlight beyond the windows, the Pacific a blue glimmer. We ate strawberry shortcake and watched trashy TV, flipping through glossy pages of cream and taffeta and sugar and lace. It was a lovely moment between two women who know each other’s worst and best, and who can revel in the fun of (finally!) getting hitched. But there’s something odd—... read more
ashleigh and pete024

A UK Biome Wedding

Wild and otherworldly

by A Practical Wedding
The Eden Project event staff was really supportive and helpful. When we didn't have any ideas for vendors, they recommended people that they worked with before and were very relaxed about all of our ideas. Also, the registrars from Cornwall were the absolute loveliest people! We hadn't met them before the wedding, but they were really friendly and sweet and guided us through everything... read more


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