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by Kristy Rice

I’m taking another much needed break from my blogging silence to share a story. Thirteen years ago seems like a lifetime when you speak the words.  But thirteen years married to Adam, feels like a beautiful blink. I was 22, he was 24 and judging by today’s average we were just kids, embarking on a trip together down the aisle.  A reading I recall most from our ceremony was from Kahil Gibran’s The Prophet and was one we chose together: “Then Almitra spoke again and said, “And what of Marriage, master?” And he answered saying: You were born together, and […]

We never say thank you enough, wouldn’t you agree?  Those two words are off-the-charts-powerful when used well and let’s face it, somewhat consistently.  Adam and I are going on 13 years married and there’s  something I’ve noticed… he always says “thank you”.  Of course, we’re trained by well intentioned parents to say thank you for the obvious, like receiving a gift or having the door held for us ( I would hope).  The hubby though, makes a habit of thanking me for even the mundane…like a simple dinner cooked hurriedly on any given Monday night.  Those two very simple words […]

One year we literally forgot to put away our mistletoe.  Amidst the insane amount of Christmas decor take-down, we just missed it and I’m so glad we did. At first it was the running joke in our house…friends and family made fun of our silly display of household neglect…I can’t remember if it was me or Adam but one day in mid-spring, we landed under our year round reminder of Christmas past, not on purpose but because we were passing through at nearly the same time.  One of us stopped and said look up.  You can guess what came next. […]

So today marks the first official new series of posts on RiceInk.  If you’ve never visited here before or haven’t read up since last year, you may want to start with this post.  My New Year’s intentions involved a bit of change on this blog and this post fills you in on all the details! I’ve been blogging for years…in the beginning my posts were incredibly sporadic and I often only shared artwork and other Momental related projects.  Over the years I introduced everyone gradually to the Hubby, otherwise known as Adam.  The Hubby makes a somewhat regular appearance on […]