Posts tagged "husband"

Child Free: Six Assumptions Not to Make about the Child Free

I would never presume to speak for all of the child free men and women out there so I will say, right here, this applies to H and me. But, if you are child free, know someone who is child free, love someone who is child free, you can probably relate to one or more... Read more »

Pretty Ugly Gallery: Can you guess what these are?

You know what they say.  The couple that stops and blogs the roses together … So, it’s a good thing that Mr. Stop and Blog the Roses finds pretty in the ugly. Check out his latest creative endeavor and scroll down for the big reveal. 1.   2.    3.   4.   5. 6.... Read more »

Chain of events: If one thing hadn't happened ...

I really wanted to go to Fordham Law School.  My family is in New Jersey.  I was already working in NYC.  I loved NYC.  All of my friends were there.  I was convinced I was meant to be there.  I was meant to go to Fordham for law school and that was that. Then, my... Read more »

Happy wife, happy life? I say: Good man, good life

Last month, when Ship My Pants went viral, it was incredibly exciting. But, for me, the icing on the cake was all of the messages H got that “It couldn’t happen to a better guy.” Yes, he’s funny, he’s smart, he’s a cutie, but best of all, he is decent. In the spirit of Roses,... Read more »

Kmart #ShipMyPants: I married a 'very punny Jew'

Once upon a time, in a land far away, a nice Italian girl from New Jersey was bouncing around the island of Manhattan when she met a ‘very punny Jew.’ On 7/7/07, in approximately a matter of 7 minutes, she learned: his first wife was Italian, he was 5′ 9″ but 5′ 9 and a... Read more »

The Kindness of a Mom and Pop Shop

H and I attended my cousin’s wedding on St. Pete’s Beach a few weeks ago.  We stayed at the Keystone Motel.  It was perfect – across the street from the beach, around the corner from the reception.  What more could you ask for?  It was warm and beautiful and fun.  Not so fun?  Realizing a little... Read more »

Marriage Advice from a 6 Year Old

Recently, at a bridal shower, my 6 year old niece provided this nugget of wisdom.  It reads:  Please don’t poop your pants. I have no idea where she came up with that (I swear!).  But, today, on H and my 2nd wedding anniversary, I am pleased – and in the spirit of Stop and Blog... Read more »

Today is Be Bald And Free Day!

Which reminds me of this entry from the Archives ~ ~~~~~~~ A new cure for baldness? No thanks! I like ‘em bald. Always have. Even married one. I think my love for cue ball cuties probably started with Bruce Willis, who I’ve always had a crush on ever since he was David Addison and I was allowed... Read more »

Regarding Marriage Advice ... Don't listen to any of it

Regarding Marriage Advice ... Don't listen to any of it
Once upon a time, long before I met H, someone who had been married for a few years told me that marriage was ‘the hardest relationship’ she’d ever been in. I thought that was the most depressing thing I’d ever heard. I know it’s work but shouldn’t it be the easiest? On this day, one... Read more »

The Science of Annoyance

The Science of Annoyance
There might be a scientific reason for why we get peeved over certain things.  Joe Palca, an NPR science correspondent, and Flora Lichtman, multimedia editor for NPR’s Science Friday, explore the science behind annoyance in a new book appropriately titled “Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us.” It was just this morning that I was... Read more »