I usually saved this game for when I visited my grandparents, who would provide an endless supply of lemon squash and biscuits while I transformed their dining room into a six-year-old’s impression of a bridal boutique: artificial flowers, white ribbons draped over the chairs, wisps of pink tissue paper all over the carpet.
Their marriage violated the state's anti-miscegenation statute, the Racial Integrity Act of 1924, which prohibited marriage between people classified as "white" and people classified as "colored".When he arrived home, he arrived to a note that I had written to him that basically said, “If you can’t be a husband or a father, you can’t live here anymore.” And so he left. On the other hand, I felt if he’s not even going to be bothered to hang around the house at Christmas time with the kids, then staying together for the kids is hypocritical because he wasn’t around for the kids. “If you’re not going to be here for me or your children, then what the heck’s the point? I think he’d been expecting a list of behaviors that he could work on.Went and lived with his mother for awhile while we went through the proceedings to get officially divorced. I couldn’t give him that list because I felt that if I did, he might work on them and then expect everything to be OK.Lauren Price Martin '10 and Michael Martin '09 met the first day on campus, started dating the next semester and have been together ever since.Some alumni, like Kristen Wilson '05 and Travis Wilson '05, met in class.