i just told [name] (over the phone) that your heart was broken and you were sobbing when you learned that he might not go to the ASAs, and [name] promptly said "okay, i'll go." then i cheered, delighted that i will have my life partner with me at the ASAs, and he said "i'm just doing it for jeremy."Speaking of which, are the sociology bloggers getting together in Philly? Didn't we talk about this awhile back? Isn't Brayden supposed to wrestle one of the graduate students in my department (Shakha? Autumn? Shakha and Autumn?) or something like that? Let me know if that's still on and I'll bring my referee's suit and my portable ring with special safety-padded turnbuckles.
Wednesday, June 08, 2005
the crying game
Sometimes spouses don't like coming to the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association. (Shocking, I know.) Sometimes they are still reluctant even when beseeched by their beloveds. If this happens, feel free to bring out the big guns: tell them that Jeremy's fragile emotionality depends on their attendance. Judging from friends of mine from Tashkent, OH, it works! She e-mails: