Zinged By My Family: Episode 2, Relationship Skills Feedback

relationship skills

My family pulls no punches. I think (hope) that means they love me. [ Read More ]

My Lovely Sparring Partner

partner

After my husband and I had had a disagreement, he mused in exasperation, “I knew the day we met that you were Miss Right… [ Read More ]

Drive-Through Get-Together

drive-through

My wife, my daughter and I were invited to my brother’s home for Sunday dinner. It had been a rough week for me at work and I wanted to have a rest, so I kept telling them, “We’re not going to stay for very long.” [ Read More ]

Keen Observations

granddaughter

While driving along on a sunny day with my young granddaughter by my side, I felt like I was on top of the world. [ Read More ]

Zinged By My Family: Episode 3, Who was She Talking About?

Zinged

May 10, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, flashing back to March 23, 2014 when my wife zinged me again.   [ Read More ]

Matching Outfits

wedding

So the story goes, my wife and I were discussing our son’s upcoming wedding ceremony with long-time friends. After she described the dress she was planning to wear, her friend asked her what color shoes she had to go with it. She replied, “Silver.” [ Read More ]

Gee, Thanks for the Help

golf

At our golf club, members enter their scores on a computer after each round they play. Following a particularly frustrating game, I inadvertently entered a score higher than it actually was. I was trying to correct the error when our golf pro walked by. “How can I fix this score?” I complained. “Lessons!” he replied. … [ Read More ]

Fiercest of Them All

school

After our final-year examinations in school, we were being rowdy in our classroom. Our relief teacher decided to run a quiz to settle us down. [ Read More ]

A Match Made in Heaven

marriage

Aaron and Diane, my brother and his wife, were at a party chatting with some friends when the subject of marriage counseling came up. [ Read More ]

Zinged By My Family: Episode 1, A Senior and A Senior Citizen

To quote Rodney Dangerfield, the simple fact is “I get no respect”. [ Read More ]

Smiles For All