The short version
Catherine Cefalu proposed to me on May 2nd, in front of a large crowd of our close friends, and while it was not at all unexpected it was still completely surprising. I was astonished, in the best way. And needless to add, I said yes!
And now I will give you the full story in great detail. Brace yourself--I'm a great fan of both Victor Hugo and also the New Yorker, so there will be digressions.
In my first job after col... more->