9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 25, 2013
Man: All I've ever done is odd jobs-assist on farms, clean rain gutters, prune limbs, plant trees. Now here I am marrying my boss, an accomplished, respected, professional, a beautiful woman with a degree in veterinary medicine, blessed with a thriving practice...while I... Man: I am just a sweaty laborer with the body of an adonis, fluency in four languages, and a Ph.D. in French rococo art, specializing in jean honore fragonard. Man: can you still respect me? Woman: I'll try.