Tag Archives: Washington DC

Ciao (Goodbye)

I woke up the next morning with my head in a fog. I had no desire to get out of bed. No desire to pack. No desire to face Mario one more time. All I wanted to do was pull … Continue reading

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A Distanza (At a Distance)

(2010) As the days slowly passed, we tried to get a handle on everything.  While we had the venue for the actual ceremony, there was still so much to plan.  The site for the reception, food, flowers…and it all needed … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia

(2010) Planning a wedding is difficult.  And overwhelming.  Planning a wedding when your mother is on the other side of the country and your fiancé is on the other side of the ocean is almost beyond comprehension. Seriously.

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La Data (The Date)

(2010) Once the dress was ordered, everything else started to fall into place.  After consulting with the leaders of our church in both the US and in Italy we decided that we would have the temple ceremony first, in Washington … Continue reading

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La Visita (The Visit)

(2010) I took a deep breath before I opened the door, praying that everything would go smoothly.  With the extremely small amount of time between when Allen called and when he appeared on my doorstep I felt ill prepared for … Continue reading

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Non Aspettavo (Unexpected)

(2010) Is it possible to tell a story so many times that it no longer feels like reality?  It was sure starting to feel that way.  From going to work the next morning, to activities with my friends, to receiving … Continue reading

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La Notizia (The News)

(2010) I hadn’t heard from Allen since that fateful day in New York City.  While I was grateful that he was finally keeping his distance, I knew that he hadn’t given up.  And I knew what this news was going … Continue reading

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