One of the features I read every day in the Washington Post is the advice column. Sometimes I just scan them because the questions aren’t of interest to me. Sometimes I find questions that I can relate to. Today I found one that compelled me to share it on Facebook and write about it here. … More An Example of Toxic Productivity
Why does TV think men and woman can’t be just friends? … More Why Can’t We Be Friends?
Today is my 28th wedding anniversary. We didn’t buy cards or gifts. We won’t be going out to eat. If we did get food out it would be curbside or delivery. It will generally be the same as everyday over the past two months. If we leave the house it will be to walk the … More Love in the Time of the Rona
I was looking for another post and this one came up. I fixed an appalling number of typos in it. It reminds me of the irritation I have about people who have decided they know what a marriage should be and that everyone’s marriage should fit in that box. It is especially irritating when people … More Tater Takes on a Marriage Quote About Becoming One
I love being on vacation. I love heading out to visit family for the holidays. I’m not fond of a nine-hour drive, but that isn’t the main reason I hate travel day. I hate travel day because of the very different ways my wife and I feel travel day should go. Me – Pack your … More I Hate Travel Day
I read Date Lab in the Washington Post every week. I even had the Date Lab person come to the library to do a program around Valentine’s Day one year. If you read it, you know that a second date is rare. People meet, they have dinner and drinks and then, for the most part, … More Delayed Sparks Can Still Start a Fire
via Daily Prompt: Expectation Along with the weekly photo challenges, there is also a daily one word prompt for writing. I have not participated yet, but I thought expectation and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand, so today I will make a stab at it. What are your expectations for Valentine’s Day? Is it a … More Expectations