Category Archives: Men and Women

Garage Sale= Crap for Sale

It’s taken me a long time to admit it but you know what? I really hate garage sales. I hate going to ‘em and I hate having ‘em. If I really wanted to know how much money I’ve spent on useless stuff in my life or wanted people to rifle through my drawers placing a dollar […]

A Lesson From Pottery Barn

  I don’t claim to be any kind of expert on the subject, but ever since I became a parent myself, I’ve found it fascinating to think about how the size of the quote unquote “average” American family has changed over the years. For example, from 1800 to 1900 the size of the average American family declined […]

Raising 20th Century Parents in the 21st Century

As I may have mentioned before, I love my parents.  They’re great people, good role models, and back in the day when they were raising me, they did a damn fine job. Of course, that doesn’t mean they don’t sometimes make me want to pull my few remaining hairs out. Especially when it comes to travel. Case […]

Forget the Anniversary, It’s Time for a MANNIVERSARY!

I know that everyone from health experts to athletes swears by the benefits of massage therapy these days. And while I mostly more or less believe everything they’re saying, I’ve just never been real comfortable with the idea of having a complete stranger rubbing their hands all over me. Maybe I have aphephobia or something or maybe it’s […]