Because it’s fun.
Because Margarita Monday was already taken.
Because Joel thinks Amanda looks cute in her Sunday Go To Church dress.
Because we think it might be good for the kids.
Because everybody says they’re going to do it, but nobody ever does.
Because there are worse ways to nurse a hangover.
Because, for Joel, it feels oddly naughty.
But for Amanda, it feels oddly nice.
Because, though we suspect that God is dead, we still like to hedge our bets.
Because we thought that if we could actually get through 50 posts, we could write a book.
Because sometimes you need a break from sex and happy hour.
Because we made a pact that if we break up, we’ll still write this damn thing.
Because Amanda needs a reason to buy old lady hats.
Because, frankly, we’re a little jealous of the people who believe.
Because Baptists can’t have all the fun, Buddhists can’t have all the peace, Jews can’t have all the guilt, Jehovah’s Witnesses can’t all the apocalypse fantasies and Catholics can’t have all the cute altar boys.