Tag Archives: family

DIETING TIPS

We have decided that we need to lose some weight, and when I say we I of course mean my wife. I get dragged along with the same enthusiasm the Japanese-Americans had when they jumped on the trains to go … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HAGGLING

I’ve never been much on haggling. My wife on the other hand loves a good haggle. (I think it’s genetic, because her father was a master haggler. I won’t tell you how much I had to cough up to get … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

PUTTERING AROUND

“So what are your plans for the day,” my wife often asks. I have to have plans. She does things, which normally consist of going to her friends to have coffee or talking to them on the phone. But I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LESSONS FROM MY SISTERS

When I was young, maybe seven or eight, my  sister hit me in the head with a hammer. (Stop it. Stop giggling. It does NOT explain everything.) I don’t remember why she hit me—there are a lot of things I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

GARDENING AGAIN

  I’m gardening again, because I love it so much, or at least that what my wife says. She says I don’t like it as much as cooking, cleaning the house or doing laundry, but it’s certainly one of my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

THE LUCKY ONE

When I was in high school I had a plan to be a multimillionaire before I retired. Over the years I have worked hard, saved, refined and altered the plan until I am on the verge of fulfilling my dream. If just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

MOM

  Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers, mothers to be, people who want to be mothers and anyone who has  ever had a mother. ( Did I miss anyone?) I once knew a guy who bought his wife a present … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments