Category Archives: Marriage

Does Anyone Ever say “Closed Marriage?”

What makes you feel squirmy? Uncooked egg whites? Putting on wet underwear? Seeing something you know you shouldn’t? A NYT Sunday magazine story “Is An Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?” –they post earlier online–gave me a major case of squirms. … Continue reading

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Fireside Story Telling

A great time was had by all at Fireside storytelling here in San Francisco. Great stories including one by moi-self. For those who couldn’t make it new bells, whistles, and way to get your story. Enjoy.    

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“You bought WHAT!?”

It was 1980; we had an itsy one-room apartment in married-student housing at MIT. I was an editor and Jeff was a grad-student. The only place we ate out was at Ken’s Pub and only when we liked the half-price … Continue reading

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Steak or Sizzle?

Why is it everyone talks about “getting” married–having a wedding–and no one ever talks about being married, which is of course the point? Shopping for the wedding dress gets lots of air time. There’s the caterer, the venue, and the … Continue reading

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Going Solo

If the worst part of being single can be loneliness, the best part may be the glory of solitude. The ability, without shorting anyone else, to have things your way. Only one seat left at the movies? Fine. I’ll take … Continue reading

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