Three of anything can be a good thing. I own three pairs of slacks, three sets of skis, and three hockey jerseys. The slacks decorate my closet and hang next to three dress shirts behind three ties. My wife, Hun, insists I keep them in case we’re invited to a wedding. Over the past 15 […]
Women are supposed to be better than men. Women are the backbone of civilization: They keep families together, nurture relationships, uphold basic standards of morality, and go to the bathroom without making noise.
From Dave Barry in “The History of the Millenium (So Far)”
Whew, my kids saved me from shopping for a sarong. Kate’s text intercepted my brain waves while I strolled through Old Navy with Maggie. We had been there an hour. A sales clerk laid out four sarongs: one pink, one yellow, one blue, and the other green. The clerk gave me the pros and cons […]
Category: Mother’s Day shopping Anxiety Level: Near Panic Level of Difficulty: Extreme Results of Blowing It: Major Brothers, wake-up! Mother’s Day is May 12. Postpone taking down the Christmas lights another week. Run, don’t walk, to shop. This time it’s for mom. But be advised guys, if you have kids your wife is also a […]
Growing Up Chico magazine, May 2013 Kids drive parents crazy if given the upper hand. I try to control the deck as best as possible. Youth is no match against experience. Like many parents, I nag my kids to do their homework and clean their rooms. My folks did that and I turned out okay. […]