Our Wedding Day: Beach Photo Shoot

I promise, this is the last photo essay of our wedding photos. These were taken right after the ceremony in the light of the fading sun. John and I were a little disappointed that we didn’t get more beach photos. Out of 350 photographs, we only had about 25 taken on the beach, and these were the best of those 25. Personally, I don’t think the photographer did a really great job, considering what we paid him. Some of these Continue Reading →

Fun Things to Do in Cancun, Mexico

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach or poolside vacation, or whether you’re looking for adventure, Mexico is guaranteed to deliver. Adventure enthusiasts will find that there is plenty of action to be found within hours of Cancun, all designed to keep you busy and entertained at any time of the day or night. Here are a few of our favorites: Culture: Ruins, ruins and more ruins. Take a step back into time. Chichen-Itza: Discover the most important cultural center of Continue Reading →

Warning: Nuptials Ahead!

These last few weeks have flown by. I haven’t had any time to write at all, and to be honest, I’m glad I prepared in advance because the last thing I’ve felt like doing is sitting around at home on my dad’s dial-up connection. A big thanks to my students, who have been kind enough to keep things going here. So where do I begin? At the moment, I’m sitting in a hotel room in Minneapolis. John and I just Continue Reading →

A Mexican Sunset Wedding In The Making

Do you know how hard it is to plan a wedding in Mexico when you live in Taiwan? Throw a Canadian bride and an American groom into the mix and you’ve got controlled chaos. For those of you who don’t know, John and I are a year away from getting hitched after the world’s longest engagement. OK. OK. So I’m exaggerating. We got engaged in Bali in March 2006, but it feels like we’ve been talking about our wedding forever. Continue Reading →