Posts tagged "marriage"

A Letter to My Twenty-Year-Old Self on My Fortieth Birthday

A Letter to My Twenty-Year-Old Self on My Fortieth Birthday
Dear 20-year-old me, Happy Birthday!  You are enjoying an unseasonably warm day in Evanston as you celebrate two decades of life.  I am writing to you from 20 years in your future, in the midst of what is the most severe winter in my (and your) existence.  On this, the eve of our fortieth birthday, I... Read more »

The Unexpected Marriage

The Unexpected Marriage
The day I met my husband was the same day that I met Princess Diana.  It was a glorious June day in 1996, and I was working for the Lurie Cancer Center while in my senior year at Northwestern.  Her Royal Highness was in Chicago to speak at a Symposium on Breast Cancer. The princess... Read more »