Someone I Love Is Turning 49

Gulp! Someone close to me is about to have a birthday -- her last one before the 50-mile marker. How did I end up married to -- how should I say this? -- a woman of such advanced years? If after that comment, my amazing wife is still reading, I'd like to share with her…

Ten Commandments of Marriage, part 2

Last week, I gave the first part of what I called "Ten Commandments of Marriage." If you missed them, find them here. Now that you have those first five down pat (piece 'o cake, right?), here are the next five: 6.¬†Laugh together. Life is funny. Sometimes it's ha-ha funny, sometimes it's LOL funny, and sometimes…

Ten Commandments of Marriage, part 1

What is the most popular month to get married? April? May? June? How about ... October? It's true. Couples are increasingly migrating away from spring and summer (and, apparently, the challenges of rain and heat) - and moving toward the fall. And we're now told that the single most popular month to tie the knot…