I sat down in front of the laptop last night, went over to Amazon and asked The Wife, “What do you think? Get the whole Buffy: The Vampire Slayer series for $99 and a couple of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine seasons, or just pick up DS9?” “Well,” she asked, “which do you like… Read more Musings of a Married Man: Shopping Spree
You read that right, folks: I need you to help The Wife and I figure out what she’s going to wear. Actually, you’re helping me decide what I’ll be wearing. Thing is I have to match her, so whatever she decides to wear will be what she ends up wearing. And this is where you… Read more Cocktail Attire (or Vote On What My Wife Will Wear)
A few days ago — on Wednesday, I think — I got a call from Nym. During the conversation, we got on the topic of marriage. She’s getting married in September (to a great guy) and as it so happened, Wednesday was my third wedding anniversary. (For those of you who don’t know, that’s the… Read more Musings of a Married Man: Third Year Lessons
The term “chick flick” is slang, sometimes slightly derisive, for a movie which is designed or considered to appeal mainly to women, and generally displaying more of a focus on romance or relationships. Many romantic comedies or films with a lots of female characters are likely to be put in this category. — (Google Query:… Read more The Chick Flick Moment
One of the things which has most surprised me about marriage is the plethora of home remedies-related baggage The Wife and I carry into the marriage. She has her set of remedies which may or may not work, and I have my remedies which definitely work. Probably. Maybe.
I read the following in — of all places — ESPN’s Soccernet. (Talk about a weird location for something like this.) When you get a text from your loved one saying something like ‘Love You’ or some other pithy comment, the proper response is, apparently, to text back straight away ‘Love You Too’ and, for… Read more Text Messaging Etiquette for the Romantically Involved
After one of the hardest weeks in my professional career, The Wife and I decided to take tonight off from any job or business responsibilities and go out on our weekly date. Planning on a “dinner and a movie” evening, we started by going over to Sweet Tomatoes, an all-you-can-eat soup, salad and pasta restaurant.… Read more Dollar Movie Theaters
I’ve just spent the last 5 hours helping The Wife set up her classroom for the upcoming school year. She’s a first year teacher, teaching first grade. I’m sure you can guess how she’s feeling. (Hint: it’s not calm.)
It’s Monday night. That means it’s pizza night. Then again, at $3.18 per pizza, just about every night is pizza night. Although this isn’t good for my waist line, it’s great for my taste buds. Love the stuff. So here we are watching a movie and munching some pizza after a long day at work.… Read more Musings of a Married Man: Remember When We First Saw This Movie?
I was browsing the history section of the local Border’s bookstore yesterday, trying to find a good read when I noticed a gentleman next to me looking through the ancient history section. The Iliad, The Republic, and other masterpieces from ages past there were, collecting dust and begging for someone to pick them up. I… Read more Musings of a Married Man: What Not to Get Your Wife for Valentine’s. Or Ever.