Unreasonable Requests: Who me?

I can’t say that my requests from my wife are “unreasonable.” (At least not to me.) The latest one: It’s my day off and I sat down to veg just for a moment and she decides it’s time to vacuum in front of the TV.  My request: “if you’re gonna do that in front of […]

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Tit-for-Tat

I told Anne my blog title and idea and she adamantly warned me to do some research on the origin of the phrase before using it. The look on her face reminded me of “The Princess Bride” where Vizzini keeps using the word “inconceivable.” Inigo responds, “You keep using that word. I do not think […]

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Things I’ve Never Said

“Dancing with the Stars is on.” “I enjoy instant coffee.” “I really like your shell necklace, bro.” “I’m bummed that Oprah is no longer doing her show.” “Football season is too long.” “I love April when it’s 37 degrees and raining.” “I can’t wait to wake up early tomorrow!” These are a few things I’ve […]

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The Wussification of Marriage

I hate asking for help. Yes I am the typical man who doesn’t like to read instructions, ask for directions, or admit when I can’t do something. It’s gotten me in more trouble than I should have gone through.  I will admit, and so will Anne, I’ve gotten much better at that. One of my […]

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