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19 Feb, 2016

That Feeling When You Want To Tell The Whole World….

(by Danny) I can still play out in my mind the lovestruck feelings and thoughts that would overtake me after each weekend I spent with Mara. There was such a feeling of the miraculous and the incredulous. There was so much celebration of life when we'd speak or write or [...]

13 Aug, 2015

Learning How To Live This New Life

A new family has just moved into our apartment in Brooklyn. They have a child and a dog. That once was going to be me. They'll meet friends for playdates at Prospect Park. They'll sleep with a wall between them and the magic of Brooklyn all around. They'll sit by [...]

7 May, 2015

5 Year Anniversary & Untold Details About Our Beginning

(from Danny) Five years ago today, Mara and I got married! Holy Cow! I can't believe how time flies and how so much LIFE can happen in such a short period of time. Our last night in the Galapagos we shared a wonderful meal together as an early celebration of [...]

25 Feb, 2015

A Post About Comparing: The Message is Greater Than We Are

from Danny (photos taken from a hike with Danny's parents and nephew in the Cajas Mountains outside Cuenca, Ecuador) I’ve said this: “The Message is Greater Than We Are”, over and over, nearly every time we’ve had an opportunity to address a group. And if ever I haven’t said it, [...]

13 May, 2014

Love Story: Thank You For Being My Soul Mate

Dear Readers - after some hiatus from the occasional sharing of some of our Love Letters, we've decided to try to sift through the 500+ pages of emails to yet again share some of our favorite little tidbits. For those new to the blog and unfamiliar with the previous letters, [...]

2 May, 2014

Our Last Date in NYC: The Spotted Pig

Danny's birthday took place during our last week in NYC. We decided to go on a really special date. This one was special because we went on THE EXACT SAME DATE during our first weekend together. Here's what we did: 1.  WE TRIED FOR BROADWAY LOTTERY TICKETS. (Our first weekend [...]

4 Sep, 2013

Love Story: You Just Feel Like Home To Me

(Note from Mara:  This post was supposed to go live earlier today - - but it didn't.  Oops! I guess I made a mistake.  It was supposed to post before Danny's response.  Ah well.) Feeling super lovey today as I prepared this post.  I just melt to pieces every time [...]

4 Jun, 2013

Love Story: Telling Our Friends

(these are some photos taken from very early on - soon after we met.) A few more snippets from our Love Story... (We were awaiting our second meet-up...this time in Boston.  :) ****************** Sweetest Mara,'s a good night, isn't it?  I hope you've enjoyed yourself tonight.  I was with friends [...]

26 Apr, 2013

Love Story: A Little Snippet

 Photos by Melanie Mauer, Bryant Park, NYC  Here's one little snippet from the next part of our love story. At this point, we had still only seen each other just that ONE single time in person (ha!), though we were already completely in love due to loads of email correspondence over [...]

25 Oct, 2012

Love Story: You Are The Best Thing (by Ray LaMontagne)

 (Photos by Justin Hackworth, the man!  Soho, NYC) New?  You can start up this 'Love Story' here.  :)  Danny, How is it possible that what we have now could be even better than the last three weeks? I am so in love with you that I can hardly stand it.  Oh [...]