So how thrilled was I to get an invite to a 40th birthday with 8 other couples, sans their kids and mine, in a pretty city none of us live in to stay in a rented McMansion. Ah, to dream of three long days of eating more than just what is left on the kitchen counter. And the chance to sleep past 6:45am.
Waking up to a flood of emails is never a good sign. I immediately fear that I’ve missed my start time at work and hundreds of people are sitting around cursing me. But when my Smartphone is also flashing an enormous number of texts and missed calls, I brace myself further; as I have learned [...]
The challenges of mixed families In her newly released book, Kissing Outside the Lines, actress and writer Diane Farr (Californication, Rescue Me, Numb3rs) offers a witty and heartfelt look at the impact others — even family and friends — can have on an interracial relationship. Diane Farr is a Caucasian woman who fell in love with and [...]
No one really warns you that after that magical minute and a half where you and your partner decide to make a lifelong, legally-binding, love-based commitment, a whole mess of other people get involved. And they can really put a damper on things. Especially for those brides and grooms like myself, who’s future in-laws didn’t [...]