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.
Don’t you just hate it when this happens? *Phone rings* You: Hi mom. Mom: Hi, sweetie. I have news for you. You: Oh? Mom: I just found out your aunt Carmen is flying in. You: Cool. When? Mom: In about two hours. You’ll need to pick her up at the airport then. You: Huh?! Say… Read more Pop-Up Relatives
In a stately English-accented voice, the radio announcer continued. “This is WLRN, the time is now 2:45, and speaking of dysfunctional, let’s go to Mike Millard for an update on the roads.” As I listened to the traffic report, I took a minute to take in the sights. I was waiting at a red light… Read more Acknowledge the Green Light
The first people my wife and I told about our plans to marry were an Indian couple we had both known for a few years. (For the sake of this story, I’ll call them “Raj” and “Deep.”) Raj had been a financial adviser to me for some time, and as such he was the first… Read more Musings of a Married Man: Provision
Funny. As a single guy, I wasn’t much into movies. My collection consisted of The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, and one season of Futurama. Now, after getting married, all of a sudden I’m this movie addict with a penchant for uhm… furniture. Needless to say, when I was… Read more Musings of a Married Man: When a Wife Invades Your Home