Sense and Sensibility

Romance: The Blooper Reel

One of my favorite scenes from Sense and Sensibility is when Kate Winslet’s character gets lost in the rain (thanks to her insatiable passion for the scoundrel Willoughby) and has to be rescued by Colonel Brandon.  Alan Rickman plays the slightly senior but nonetheless dashing Colonel Brandon and he sweeps poor Kate/Marianne into his arms…

singing karaoke

And Now He Wants Me to SING with Him?

I’ve discovered something truly terrible about The Wedding Date.  Something I don’t know that I can accept.  Something I’m not sure we’ll be able to overcome.  The Wedding Date, dear readers, likes karaoke. This is a problem because we’re going on a cruise next month.  Cruises have karaoke and not only is The Wedding Date…

The Problem with Vacuuming in the Nude

Evidently my grandmother used to vacuum in the nude.  I won’t tell you how I came across this little tidbit of information but I will tell you this: it’s genetic. It all started a few Saturday mornings ago when I woke up and realized that if I did not get out bed that very minute…

A Scandal at Sea

Sunday marked a year since I met The Wedding Date.  Today marks a month until we set sail on our first cruise as a couple.  To say I’m excited is an understatement—I’m ecstatic, so ecstatic in fact that I’ve already begun trying on all of my formal wear and managed to get myself stuck inside…

A Year Later Love Letter

The reception hall wasn’t exactly over flowing with eligible bachelors.  I was there by myself, dateless despite a year of serial dating, and even though I felt rather smart in my $12 Jomar dress, I quickly surmised that this was going to be a very boring wedding. Fortunately, I was wrong. I noticed you for…