Becoming Mrs. ______________

It is interesting, in American culture, once a woman becomes engaged it is all about preparing for a wedding. It is only after you get married the government asks: “are you sure?  . . . is this relationship worth the red-tape?”. I don’t question the decision to get married. But the weight of what I consider […]

Curb Appeal 2016

Now that we are official in summer all of our trees are providing full shade and some of our flowers are blooming. We are excited that this year we have had the opportunity to watch the rhodi we bought last year bloom. What is even more exciting though is to see the tall Rhodi’s next […]

House Hunting: The Grand Finale

For more on this topic see other posts entitled house hunting I know I left you all wondering whether we had given up on this house-hunting thing after all considering our time crunch and frustrations. But as this post indicates the hunt is over! After our hiatus from looking two weeks ago we decided to […]

6 months =100 posts

 Hard to believe I started blogging A.Greene’s Adventures 6 months ago. 100 posts later, I have shared with you the ways I have transformed, transitioned, and transcended, into married life in Corning NY. Looking back, since January we: Survived our first NY winter (See: A lesson in Independence, 2300 degrees, my new hometown) Settled into our home, state, […]

Patience: giving myself time

We live in an impatient world. We are used to instant gratification or easy access to all commodities we would need (and almost all we would want). We are constantly being told we deserve the best, fastest service in every industry from drive-thru coffee, vending machines for movies, to self-checkouts at grocery store. This makes […]

Passport to new beginnings

                  Part of the name-changing process, as I mentioned in Becoming Mrs. ___________, is getting a new passport. Although I was a little sentimental about my CA drivers license and license plate, as made obvious by my I’m a New Yorker?!  post, I’m even more sentimental about my passport.   […]