Category Archives: Man-Dom

Man Smart, Woman Smarter

A few summers ago, Anne decided to do me a favor by mowing the lawn.  While this was a very generous and considerate move on her part, she ran the lawn mower over 2 sprinkler heads and the plastic cover that houses the sprinkler shut off in the process. Service call to the sprinkler guy: $150 […]

The Torch of Fashion Dork-i-tude

Just so we get it out of the way upfront, let me state for the record that I love my Dad, Wes. He’s always been a supportive and encouraging Father, a good listener, a strong advisor, and an excellent role model. In terms of the luck of the draw, I couldn’t possibly have asked for a better […]

The Cold, Hard Realities of the Women’s Book Club Phenomenon

Anne and some of her friends put together a monthly book club a few years ago, and last night, the gals decided they’d invite their spouses along so we could get an up close and personal look at this women’s book club phenomenon. Here are a few quick observations on that subject: 1. From […]

Winston Churchill, Catch Football, And Wanton Parental Contradiction

  I hate to sound like one of those cantankerous mid-40’s white dudes who spends all his time bitching about how much better the world was when he was a kid but my wife says it’s one of my strong suits, so I’m just going to go with it. The focus of today’s mid-life bitchery has to […]