August 3, 2016

People look at you differently when you carry a motorcycle helmet onto an airplane. You're not just another girl, or another guy, or another couple--you're the couple passing the helmet back and forth to each other while arranging items in the overhead bin, careful to...

May 13, 2016

On May 5, Adrian and I celebrated two years since the day we were married in Vegas. My brother, AJ, performed the ceremony on a wooden deck overlooking Lake Las Vegas--an unexpectedly lovely spot in the back of a strip mall. The wind kept whipping my hair into my mouth...

July 30, 2015

Since returning from Hawaii three weeks ago, I've been asked one question more than any other: Are you going to change your name? Family, friends, even Adrian have been curious about whether and when I'll go from Gutierrez to Collins.

After our first wedding in Vegas la...

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