Against all odds—almost despite himself—a Delaware man has managed to marry the woman he loves. The couple first met when he yelled “Hey, hot stuff!” at her from the back of a garbage truck, then reunited two years later, when he insulted her shoes.
The New York Times’ Vows section is a great place to read painfully dull love stories about couples with higher net worths than you. They tend to be about people who are so blinded by love of their love that they share every part of it—from the paint-by-numbers first date to the outfit she wore when he proposed—as if…
Everyone wants to feel special on their wedding day, a very understandable desire that is driving Americans to ever-greater heights of nuptial absurdity. The latest development: surprise weddings sprung on unsuspecting guests. Ta-da!
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…
This is your lucky summer: The New York Times will start featuring user-submitted Instagram photos in the "Vows" section. The first theme is "How wedding rituals are evolving" but please note that they'd like you to "avoid generic images, like a posed shot of the couple or a table setting."
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…
The Middleton family black sheep has been invited, and Kate — sorry, Catherine — may or may not wear something white.
"Despite their disparate backgrounds, lack of mutual interests, and seemingly insurmountable gap in age, former Miss Kentucky finalist Amber Williams, 26, and multimillionaire real estate mogul Chester R. Williams II, 61, [...] somehow continue to make their marriage work." [Onion]
This being June, the wedding blitz continues: but this week's brides are all low-key, down-to-Earth types...except the ones fake-suing the New York Times, that is.
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]
Nicola Kraus, one of the authors of the Nanny Diaries just put an end to 33 years of the misery of singledom by getting married to a man. Oh my god how did she do it??? I knew you'd ask! According to Vows:
Um, so "Vows" this weekend…between the word "excruciating" and the surveying everyone on "how they knew"… and the fact that this guy couldn't even figure out how he felt about this woman after 17 months in Africa I think it is safe to say it was the most depressing thing ever. (Fine, "ever" in that section.) Is…