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tami-ruth's picture
Oct.30.2012
    This weekend my Mormon, Salt Lake City in-laws decided yet again to grace us, unasked for, with their presence. These annual visits began the year before I was married to my husband when his father and step-mother began to make this jaunt to our region under the guise of celebrating...
zee-gorman's picture
Jan.11.2012
My father-in-law sent me a long email with many chapters. One chapter talks about a jewelry box that he is making for me. I thought it is quite precious. So I am posting this here, with his permission, of course. Here it goes: "With great trepidation I have to bring up the matter of the jewelry box...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Dec.07.2011
Slowly I begin to understand why it took William such a long time to marry Kate: the package came with a sister-in-law, Pippa. We all know it: the state presents you with brothers- and sisters-in-law and they come along for free. News items about Pippa’s life sound like scenes from Enid Blyton’s...
jm-cornwell's picture
Dec.07.2011
There was one more slip of paper in the hat. My brother's wife, Bobbie, decided she wasn't participating in our Christmas gift drawing because she had already made something for everyone. I took the paper. Bobbie's name was written on it. "Don't include me," she said when I showed her the paper...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.25.2010
She was very young when my stepdaughter, now a beautiful young lady, met my extended family for the first time at our traditional Thanksgiving gathering. When the evening was over and we were driving home, I asked, "Well, what'd you think of Thanksgiving at the McSwains?""I think I...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.25.2010
She was very young when my stepdaughter, now a beautiful young lady, met my extended family for the first time at our traditional Thanksgiving gathering. When the evening was over and we were driving home, I asked, "Well, what'd you think of Thanksgiving at the McSwains?""I think I...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
Jul.28.2009
 This article,excerpted from http://www.rediff.com/news/1999/aug/18us2.htm ,reminds me of the first time I met my husband's nephews--one called himself Given Name Surname, while his brother used the more traditional Surname, Given name.   "Last name first, First name last, Middle initial,...