My Real 90 Day Fiancé

WAIT–What’s a 90 Day Fiancé? If anyone has watched the TLC show, they have some notion of what a 90 day fiancé is. Except, if you’ve watched the show and know nothing else, your idea would be very skewed, melodramatic, and scripted since the way those couples were portrayed–their relationships and finances–wouldn’t pass the sniff test…

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My Real 90 Day Fiancé (MR90DF): One Year

October 14, 2015 The best way I could write this was as a letter to my husband: Dear Efrem, One year. It’s been one long year, and yet it’s only been one year. One year since you stepped foot in the United States. One year since we got the privilege of beginning our lifelong journey together.…

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Days 2 through…: Cleaning House

October 15, 2014 -… I was pretty proud of the job I did cleaning and making space before Efrem got here. I turned my bed around and created two night stands, I moved furniture and cleared space to construct and fit an external closet rack for his clothes, I deep cleaned from top to bottom.…

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Meet the Parents; or My Unexpected Language Immersion Trip

This is my third time visiting South Africa and this time I wanted to see the other side of the country; see Johannesburg. We could’ve flown, but I like road trips, so we packed up the car and made the 15 hour drive. Unfortunately, I couldn’t help Efrem drive because I can’t drive a manual…

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Top Ten

For the last couple of years, my oldest sister has been getting on me about making my “top ten.” What is that, you ask? Well a top ten is your list of non-negotiables/must-haves that you’d look for in your future husband (or wife). I’ve kind of skirted around making one since she first mentioned it…

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it is time

I didn’t really plan on writing on my blog after I got back from Brazil, but I guess it’s easier than keeping a journal—which I’m terrible at. I’ve been back in oberlin for a month now. I forgot how depressing it is to be here. I thought the urge to leave was just a result of…

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