"I've been working on my stepdaughter's wedding."
"Oh, that's fabulous. I didn't know she was getting married. When's the big day?"
"May of 2008."
"Wow, that's a long time away. Why such a long wait?"
"Well, that's when the groom gets out of jail."
"Your family always has such interesting stories. Do you send out one of those annual Christmas letter updates?"