Traveling is the ultimate test of a marriage. What should be a carefree fun trip that offers a relaxing diversion to everyday life, often turns out to be a test of wills between me and my spouse, with each of us digging in our heels and refusing to budge an inch regarding every grisly detail … Continue reading TRAVEL TIPS!
I am going to tell you a story about a humbling personal experience so that the next time you do something embarrassing (and trust me, it is only a matter of time for all of us) you will be able to think back to this mostly true story and find reassurance in the fact that … Continue reading ZIP IT!
Over the years, travel has continually evolved. Bulky road maps transformed into revolutionary GPS devices which soon morphed into convenient phone apps that now provide invaluable assistance at the touch of a fingertip to every motorist in America – except, unfortunately, to me. From the moment I slide behind the wheel of our car, it … Continue reading LOST AND FOUND
One lazy summer afternoon, I was relaxing contentedly in my recliner with our little terrier Zoey asleep on my lap. I was enjoying some chips and dip, washed down with a cool beverage as I watched the Yankees pound the Orioles in the Bronx. I was perfectly comfortable as the air conditioning hummed quietly in … Continue reading HAPPY CAMPERS
I recently had what can only be described as a terrifying near-death experience. Thankfully, as I write this, I am in the final stages of a recovery that is so miraculous I’m shocked it’s not being covered by the local news. Over the last seven days, I have waged a heroic struggle with a host … Continue reading IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH
My wife and I have lived in our house for twenty-five years, and we were in our previous house for seventeen years. In other words, we like to stay put. And I assure you that now that we are retired, we are not going anywhere. Of course, with no jobs to go to, the most … Continue reading HOME SWEET HOME
You would think that after being married to someone for forty-six years you would be able to communicate with them - but you would be wrong. There are times when it seems like my wife and I are talking in two different languages, and neither one of us understands the other. Of course, my spouse … Continue reading I TOLD YOU SO