The Story of Us

Celebrating our 15 years of living together, 8th wedding anniversity and DW's coming birthday on 28 January. Celebrating our two lovely kids

This was a perfect marriage movie but with very poor reception, because it touched on the daily stress, struggles, conflicts and hardships of marriage in realilty. Not romantic (not until the end) and indeed very confrontative so younger people (who are willing to spend) won't buy it. But it is highly acclaimed by married couples, especially those having been together for over a decade.

Michelle Pfeiffer:

That's not why I'm saying Chow Funs [炒飯, their family members all love to eat 炒飯 and only want to share happiness not sadness over the 炒飯 table].

Funs, I'm saying Chow Funs because we're an us. There's a history here, and histories don't happen overnight.

In Mesopotamia or Ancient Troy there are cities built on top of other cities, but I don't want another city, I like this city. I know what kind of mood your in when you wake up by which eyebrow is higher, and you know I'm a little quiet in the morning and compensate accordingly, that's a dance you perfect over time.

And it's hard, it's much harder than I thought it would be, but there's more good than bad and you don't just give up!

And it's not for the sake of the children, but God they're great kids aren't they? And we made them, I mean think about that! It's like there were no people there, and then there were people and they grew,

and an an an I won't be able to say to some stranger Josh has your hands or remember how Erin threw up at the Lincoln Memorial And I'll try to relax, let's face it, anybody is going to have traits that get on your nerves, I mean, why shouldn't it be your annoying traits, and I know I'm no day at the beach, but I do have a good sense of direction so I can at least find the beach, which isn't a weakness of yours, it's a strength of mine.

And God your a good friend and good friends are hard to find. Charlotte said that in Charlottes Web and I love how you read that to Erin and you take on the voice of Wilber the Pig with such dedication even when your bone tired. That speaks volumes about character!

And ultimately, isn't that what it comes down too? What a person is made of? That girl in the pin helmet is still here 'bee boo bee boo' I didn't even know she existed until you and I'm afraid if you leave I may never see her again, even though I said at times you beat her out of me, isn't that the paradox? Haven't we hit the essential paradox? Give and take, push and pull, the yen the yang. The best of times, the worst of times!I think Dickens said it best, 'He could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean', but, doesn't really apply her does it?

What I'm trying to say is, I'm saying Chow Funs because, I love you.

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