Saturday. It’s the night for fighting, if you listen to Elton John. If that’s not your thing, John Travolta would happily take you out on the dance floor and “fever”ishly shake his hips to The Bee Gees. Perhaps you’re more low-key than that and would spend the evening with your feet up, watching comedy sketches … Continue reading Number Forty-One: Saturdays With Dad
As I wrote about in an earlier piece, there isn’t a more difficult or thankless job than being a mother. All too often the moms in our lives are busting their asses with little to no recognition for pouring their time, love, and energy into their children. On some level, it’s understandable: kids are kids, … Continue reading Number Thirty-Five: Take a Bow, Moms
Sights. Sounds. Smells. Isn't it amazing how memories, both good and bad, can be triggered by the most innocuous things? A song playing on the radio; the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven; the sign outside your hometown, welcoming you back after time away – all of these and more can blindside a … Continue reading Number Thirty-Three: Triggering a Memory
When I started this project a couple months back, I made two rules for myself: 1. I would write about whatever tickled my fancy, no matter if the material was being read at a high frequency or not. After all, this process is as much for me as it is for you. Picking topics that … Continue reading Number Twenty-Seven: How Porn Almost Ruined My Marriage
I am an introvert. This does not mean I have nothing to say. On the contrary, as evidenced by the over 20k words I've written on this blog to-date, my head is full of words. However, you may not hear me speak them unless I know you well and feel comfortable in your presence, and … Continue reading Number Twenty-Three: I Am Introvert, Hear Me Mumble
No, not Happy Venereal Disease (although people who don’t play their cards right today may end up with an extra gift for the holiday). I’m talking about every woman’s favorite holiday and the bane of every man’s existence: Happy Valentine’s Day! Alright, guys, this one is mostly for you, especially the bitter fellas I joked … Continue reading Number Fifteen: Happy VD!