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Wedding Proposals and Wild Horses

Wedding Proposals and Wild Horses

Lucy has no fear of heights, or small spaces or strong winds. She never worried about natural disasters or robberies or car accidents.

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Great Love Stories: Isabelle's Engagement Ring

Great Love Stories: Isabelle's Engagement Ring

Davie scrolls down the page and takes a deep breath. Jewelry glitters like a succession of constellations on the screen.

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A Green Gemstone and the Best Days

A Green Gemstone and the Best Days

I own a green gemstone that I might love even more than my engagement ring. It was a gift from the man I married, and it has come to symbolize a living vow—

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Tea, Honey Cake, and An Aquamarine Birthstone for My Mom

Tea, Honey Cake, and An Aquamarine Birthstone for My Mom

One March afternoon, in a teahouse on California’s Santa Catalina Island, I ate a piece of honey cake and was instantly transported back to my childhood.

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A New Tradition and A Ruby Legacy

A New Tradition and A Ruby Legacy

How we are known and treasured by family Rose was the “girl with the good memory”. That’s what her family called her, at least. Her grandmother would frequently summon Rose into the center of family discussions to settle debates

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The Perfect Valentine’s Gift From My Five-Year-Old

The Perfect Valentine’s Gift From My Five-Year-Old

Through the eyes of a mother My Flora is not your average five-year-old. But perhaps every mother thinks that way when it comes to her own child. Flora is emotional and courageous. She is perceptive and artistic.

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