Things That Will Never Happen to You, From the NY Times 'Vows' Column

Things were going well for you, weren't they? You were happy. You were just living your modest little pleasurable life, excited that you splurged on the good deli turkey this week and that the coffee from the place around the corner was not too bitter today. Sure, your partner was too busy at work to reply to your… » 11/06/13 1:30pm 11/06/13 1:30pm

Couple Gets Married While Running The New York City Marathon


For most people, finishing a marathon is accomplishment enough, but for one couple running today's New York City Marathon, the bigger deal was getting married while on the move. Mary and Raymond Donaldson tied the knot at mile 22 and then went on to finish the race—or should we call it the Marry-thon. The fact that… » 11/06/11 6:35pm 11/06/11 6:35pm

“I Feel Like The Head Of A Family, But The Boys Are Grown Up And…

Talk about strange bedfellows: two female entrepreneurs have taken over the financial end of Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Spring Bank, not only running the LaserMonks ink and cartridge business, but also living amongst the monks in the Wisconsin abbey's hermitage. One calls the "simple" life, "a joy." [NYT] » 6/02/09 7:20pm 6/02/09 7:20pm