Interracial Marriage: 20 Years of Marriage!


Our Wedding Day ~ August 21, 1993  I do! And then some! I now pronounce you… I had to make our cake topper because interracial cake toppers didn’t exist 20 years ago  Filled with joy! Jamie and I NEVER imagined 21 years ago, on that fateful day on the freeway, that this month, we would be […]

Marriage Equality: Marriage is LOVE…


By Amy Wise I am a BIG believer in equal rights for all. I haven’t written anything about the gay marriage debate on my blog because this blog is all about interracial marriage. However, the more I thought about it, the more I realized I have to write about gay marriage, because this blog is […]

A Perfect “Match”….

Yolanda and Me

By: Amy Wise After over 20 years of being together I take it for granted that we are…well…just us. I tend to forget that society sees us with different eyes than we do. Lately I have been reminded of this on numerous occasions. The first time was at a car show a few months back. […]

Interracial Marriage on the Rise

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By: Amy Wise A report just came out from the PEW Research Center on Interracial Marriage. Much of the media reported on the study. Our family was part of the story in USA Today and the L.A. Times. After being together for 20 years and married for 19, we don’t think of each other as […]

An Unlikely Pair and the Ruby Ring….


By: Amy Wise 15 years ago Jamie and I made a decision that would change our lives forever. We moved from the city of San Diego to the burbs of San Diego. It was time for us to go from home renters to homeowners. We did our research, looked for nice neighborhoods with good schools […]

Comedy in a Casserole


By: Amy Wise Flashback to Thanksgiving 1993…Jamie and I had been husband and wife for just a few months and we were going to our first “married Thanksgiving” at his sister’s house. His sister asked me to bring a dish to share with everyone and I was so excited to be contributing to the Thanksgiving dinner. I […]