Tag Archives: family

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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THE BARBERSHOP

My grandpa was a barber. He wasn’t a hairdresser or hairstylist. He was a barber. If you had called him a cosmetologist, he would have decked you, because he was a good Baptist and wouldn’t have anyone thinking he belonged … Continue reading

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THE HEAT DANCE

It’s almost the end of October and the yearly heat dance has started. It began when my wife asked me to change the furnace filter. “Did you want me to start the furnace?” I asked, knowing full well what the … Continue reading

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