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Turkey Bits from the ‘burbs

November 17, 2017
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TURKEY TIME—You know it’s Turkey Time when the air gets cold, the wind blows and the leaves color the ground yellow and orange. In the fall, it’s great fun to jump and roll around in…

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In Life, My Wife Got Shortchanged

November 17, 2017
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Dear Reader, This is a desperate plea for help. Not for me, mind you. For my wife, Michele. I don’t know how to put this delicately, but my wife suffers from VID – Vertical Impairment…

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Home Cooking for Husbands Who Don’t Cook

October 31, 2017
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In our house, my wife does a lot of the cooking… okay, most of the cooking… okay, all of it. I’d gladly do more.  I don’t claim to be the world’s greatest culinary expert, but…

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These Boots Are No Longer Meant For Walking

October 29, 2017
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I’m a city girl, as in The City, The Big Apple, New York City. He’s a western, small-town-kind-of-guy. I’m a Gucci-kind-of-girl. He’s always been a cowboy-boot-wearing-guy. And I don’t mean the fancy, handcrafted, custom-made, snake…

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To have and hold on a second…

October 26, 2017
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This past Saturday, my wife offered to “put a smile” on my face. I eagerly accepted, and shortly thereafter was grinning from ear to ear after she went shoe shopping without me. Lots of long-time…

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Expert advice on window glazing from a novice.

October 5, 2017
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When we bought our second old house 11 years ago, it needed some serious TLC. The least of our problems was the broken window glass in the basement stairwell door, which I “temporarily” fixed with…

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Pumpkin candies are here!

September 22, 2017
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Suspicions: I have a feeling my wife is out to get me. She was all of 39 years old when she decided she didn’t want to be 40. So she punishes me. What is she…

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Back to school means no more fun

August 25, 2017
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Summer has come to an end, which means the fun is over. They were there for good times in the mornings on days I went to work late, and they were there when I got…

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Coming unzipped.

August 7, 2017
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Last week, my husband Michael and I were putting fresh sheets on the bed. He held up his pillowcase liner in one hand, a broken zipper head in the other hand, caught my eye, and…

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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

July 28, 2017
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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

We said we’d wait at least another decade before going back to Disneyland after the last exhausting visit, but there we were, only two years later, going back. Such a reversal in not without precedent.…

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