Relationships

What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 5)

Think I'll get engaged in this episode?  Yes, we're up to Part 5, possibly the last, of this story.  It's taken longer to rewrite and post this than it did to live it.  Then again, I've also been living while writing, so... there you go, or something. Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 lead up… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 5)

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Relationships

What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 4)

Well, looks like it's time for part 4 of this really long story of a very few days.  When we left off, on Tuesday morning, I was sleep-deprived and testing mattresses.  If I remember right, the thought of a nap did, in fact, occur to me.  But it's only Tuesday (December 26) morning. The rest… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Survive Getting Engaged (Part 4)

Budgeting, Financial, Relationships

What I Did To (WID2) … Planning for spending (part 2, getting feedback)

After I wrote about the $100,000 of things I wanted to put money toward, I got lots of commentary.  Congratulations on the engagement, of course, which I appreciated.  Challenges on the amount we were talking about spending on our wedding (too much), a car (too much), and the amount for the boys’ college (too little,… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2) … Planning for spending (part 2, getting feedback)