Marriage en Carl Kasell Helps With Surprise Marriage Proposal <p>Six months before Faith Kline met Howie Sanborn she devised a list with 126 points on it; criteria that her future husband would have to match before she said, "I do."</p><p>And then, the two saw each other across some bike racks on a cold March morning in 2012. Howie was participating in a triathlon. He thought she was cute. She remembers his twinkling eyes.</p><p>The problem was, Faith was there to watch her friend's children during the race and Howie wasn't sure - Were those Faith's kids? Was she with that other guy?</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:28:33 +0000 Carol Jackson 39334 at Carl Kasell Helps With Surprise Marriage Proposal My Accidental Jihad, A Love Story <p></p><p><a href="">My Accidental Jihad</a> is a book Krista Bremer never imagined that she'd write. Krista is a surfer, she'd&nbsp; grown up in a secular middle-class California family, dreaming of "a comfortable American life of adventure, romance, and opportunity."</p><p>Then she met Ismail. When Krista discovered she was pregnant, the two joined their lives. Ismail seemed to come from another world. He'd been raised in a fishing village in Libya, one of eight children. His parents are illiterate. His family was raised Muslim.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 20:53:18 +0000 Carol Jackson 34797 at My Accidental Jihad, A Love Story Interracial Anniversary <p>On this day - June 23, 40 years ago, the first interracial couple in Orange County was married. Alvin and Omelia Garner got their marriage license a year after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws forbidding such unions. To mark this year’s anniversary, the Garners decided to celebrate in style and have the wedding they never had. Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:33:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 17666 at Interracial Anniversary