Last Words

My wife has a peculiar habit.  Sometimes it’s endearing, sometimes it’s overly prosaic, but most of the time, it’s just sweet and adorable. She tells me she loves me.  Quite often, actually.  Like, all the time. The habit of which I speak is all about the timing of my beloved’s use of this romantic phrase.  … Continue reading Last Words

Problem Solving Skills I Learned from Jigsaw Puzzles

I have never been a fan of jigsaw puzzles…until recently. Jigsaw puzzles always seemed like a waste of time.  You spend hours putting together an insanely complicated piece of artwork, some with mind-numbing solid coloring, repetitive imagery, and similarly shaped pieces, only to break up the finished work and put it back in a box.  … Continue reading Problem Solving Skills I Learned from Jigsaw Puzzles

My Favorite Books on Marriage, aka The Books with the Yellow Highlights

Most of my readers know by now that I am a lover of books.  My children have come to expect at least one literary Christmas gift every year and to not be surprised if, on occasion, an unexpected tome arrives on their doorstep from Amazon.  Such are the consequences of having a father who is … Continue reading My Favorite Books on Marriage, aka The Books with the Yellow Highlights