Archive for: February 2013

Parents and Kids Travel
Family Takes on Trailer Recycling Project
February 19, 2013
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(Chico Enterprise-Record & Growing Up Chico Magazine) It was the perfect project. The challenge required imagination and met my testosterone fix.  The task: rebuilding a 30-year-old trailer.   We considered new trailers with microwaves and satellite dishes but they resembled tract homes on wheels.  We desired simplicity.  We hunted for just the right one and found […]
Questions
February 18, 2013
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 Hello Readers, I received some amusing comments regarding the Valentine’s Day article.  And one reader (a lady married over 40 years) sent me this photo.  She’ll remain anonymous…I protect the innocent…but I appreciate her humor! – Eric aka Etc. Guy
Holidays
Wife Trumps Husband at Christmas
February 8, 2013
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(Chico Enterprise-Record, December 2012) The human brain starts working the moment one’s born.  For guys, it stops the moment they speak to their mate. Guys process information in the left hemisphere of the brain, or left brain.  We’re task oriented problem solvers.  I took a survey and discovered that my left brain dominates my right […]
Holidays
Guy Needs Help With Valentine’s Day
February 8, 2013
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(Readers:  This is one of my favorite “holiday” articles.  Previously published in the Chico Enterprise-Record, February 2012) National Compliment Day, Jan. 24, is the day you compliment others or pat yourself on the back. This begs a question.  What day is opposite of National Compliment Day?  You know, the day when one receives a swift […]

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