Monthly Archives: April 2015

My Wife Slapped Me With Bacon

It started many years ago when the wife and I were still dating. One day we had a playful fight and she reached for the one weapon within her grasp. She warned me. I didn’t believe her. Then whammo. I … Continue reading

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Help! My Life Has Hit A Plateau (has yours?)

It occurred to me in the middle of driving my wife to work after we’d dropped the kids at school on a totally ordinary day with nothing special happening at all: I’ve hit a life plateau. I blurted it out … Continue reading

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I Took Charge When The Wife Was Sick (Now Where’s My Reward!)

If you got past the title without wanting to kill me or fire off some nasty comment then read on. It was mid week when the wife got the sickly tickle in her throat and I knew we were doomed. … Continue reading

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I Nominated My Wife

The Godiva chocolate company… the folks behind the mouth watering chocolate.. have an annual thing called the “Lady Godiva Program” to honor inspirational women. So for the second year in a row I’ve nominated my wife. The last couple of … Continue reading

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Why I Borrow Money From My Kids.. And I’m OK With It

It seemed like a simple enough post online.. wise guy dad.. and some money fun with his kid: “borrowed $3 bucks from 10 yo… when she asked me for it back I asked her for the $200,000 it takes to … Continue reading

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Taking The Training Wheels Off Our Kids’ Childhood

When I learned how to ride a bike I never used training wheels. Never. I learned to ride that red Schwinn bike by myself… and when I did… the world opened up. Yes I scraped the hell out of my … Continue reading

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