Elle is a bilingual educator and doctoral student living in Chicago with her Protestant husband, their agnostic roommate and a sassy cat named Kiwi. A Jew by choice, Elle is passionate about interfaith advocacy, Jewish education and preserving the Ladino language (which she is trying to teach herself). After an intercultural, interfaith, and intercontinental romance, she and her husband are navigating immigration following their May 2018 wedding. They are looking forward to continuing to grow together and building a home that reflects both Irish and Puerto Rican culture so that they may honor their homelands.
Our wedding day was so US, just as it should be
Elle and James pick a date, but finding an officiant proves more difficult
Elle's first visit to James' hometown includes a proposal and things get real
Elle converted to Judaism, reunited with an old friend & fell in love despite distance...