I Gave My Wife a Vacuum Cleaner for Christmas…and Lived to Tell About It.

It is a marital truth known by all women and romantically challenged men that a husband who gives a toaster/electric can opener/pool table/vacuum cleaner to his wife as a Christmas gift should first be sure he is ok being relegated to sleep on the living room couch that night. So you can imagine my shock … Continue reading I Gave My Wife a Vacuum Cleaner for Christmas…and Lived to Tell About It.

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Kidney Stone; Man Hath No Friend Like A Loving Wife

Getting married after being a widower for six years was one of the craziest, bravest, who-da-thunk-it things I have ever done.   As if a stress test was a required pre-marital experience, my body decided to give my future wife a glimpse of how her beloved handled pain. And I got a glimpse at how … Continue reading Hell Hath No Fury Like A Kidney Stone; Man Hath No Friend Like A Loving Wife

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