I’ll admit it – I can be kind of lazy. With all things; definitely cleaning. When it comes to cleaning, the case could be made that I don’t do my fair share. I think I have closed the gap CONSIDERABLY in the last few years, but that’s my opinion. What is beyond debate is my
Over 1200 people “like” the Belated Advice Facebook page. I hope it’s helped some folks. There’s always a steady trickle of new”likes” each week and it doesn’t seem to be stopping. So I went ahead and got BelatedAdvice.com. Thanks for getting me up and running WordPress.com, but I’m leaving the nest (and getting some SEO mojo in
I love the movie Groundhog Day. Fascinating concept. Hilarious. Bill Murray at his best. And (I recently realized) it contains a profound lesson on how to have a happier marriage. Something really rare happened to me the other day – the Boss hurt my feelings. I hurt her feelings regularly (albeit never on purpose). But
Any money problems I’ve ever had have been first world problems. I’ve always had a safe roof over my head, food to eat, functional plumbing, and little risk of ever not have those things. Everything north of that is a blessing. When the Boss and I first got together and for many many years afterward
When I was young, I wasted a lot of time talking about my politics and trying to get people to believe what I believed. I went to meetings. I attended demonstrations. I donated money. I posted online. I talked about stuff with friends and family and anyone who would suffer me. What did it accomplish?
I’m better than I used to be, but I don’t do my fair share. She cooks more. She does more for the kids. She does more errands. For most of our marriage, she did more laundry and cleaning. I don’t intentionally leave it to her to do more work. I recognize that I absolutely should
I can’t believe that after 15 years of marriage I’m still discovering fundamental ways to successfully communicate with the Boss. Came across a big one recently. A couple months ago we got into a few disagreements where I felt she was cutting me off and not letting me speak. Here’s an example: Her: “I think