Category Archives: Men and Women

A Lesson From the Old Man

A Lesson From the Old Man When I was about 19, my parents bought a second car. For most of my life we’d only had one but with 4 drivers now in the house, the whole “who gets the car tonight?” discussion was turning into a slightly more polite version of a WWF Smackdown. So the […]

The Speed of Life

  When I was a kid and I used to go to work with my Dad, I could never figure out why the family pictures in his office were at least 10 years out of date. In addition to the horror of having to see a desk picture of yourself in kindergarten or 1st grade when you’re […]

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 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 […]