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Marriage

I'll Do ANYTHING For You!…'Cept That

Last night I was standing in the mirror, subconsciously looking for flaws (you know how it is, ladies). My husband was lying on the bed watching the Travel Channel in what he thought was going to be in relative peace. "Baaaaaaaaaaaabe!" I screeched. "Yes." "Do…

Osofo Maame – The Pastor's Wife

This weekend I took the rare opportunity to close and lock the door while I was taking a dump. As I sat in my windowless bathroom, I heard my 1 year old wail "Maanee!?! (Mommy)", and my second born knock on the door and ask…

What a Happy Anna-vuh-sary!

Man, I'm so giddy I can't even spell the word! This Friday, Marshall and I celebrated 5 years of wedded bliss. It's been fantastic for me, but I don't know how great it's been for him. I am a certified basket case after all. *Chortle!*…

A South African Love Affair

Ahhh, South Africa. S.A. South Africa means different things to many people depending on what era they were born in. For some, it's the Rainbow Nation. For others, it's the newest destination for the World Cup. As a more macabre individual, "South Africa" conjures up…

A Play Date for my Man

I think it was Chris Rock that was talking about married couples and their relationships with other married couples. Generally, the wives set their husbands in front of a TV together and say "Hey honey, he likes baseball too! Y'all get to know each other."…

Dating Commercials are for SUCKERS

The other night I was watching TV and the standard foray of advertisements came on between segments of the show. You know how it goes: Laundry detergent featuring happy brunettes cheerily folding clothes; An athletic blond doing backhand springs while peddling vaginal applicators; Old men…

Married sex ROCKS!

Caution! I beg you oooh. If you're not 18 or older, please close your eyes and open another browser. This post is not for small boys and girls. I was on the phone with Tem, my childhood best friend yesterday, and as usual our "So…

Fun Weddings vrs Sucky Weddings

I've never cared much for weddings. I don't cry when couples exchange their vows, or when the bride comes down the aisle, or at any of the typical moments when it's appropriate to show sappy emotion. I've only been to 5 weddings in my entire…