Monthly Archives: February 2006

Signal Your Intentions

I didn’t grow up in Massachusetts. I have however, been living here for nearly 25 years, and at this point, I think you’d be hard pressed to tell me apart from a native New Englander: I keep jumper cables and a snow shovel in the trunk of my car; I consume twice my weight in ice cream each year; I have an uncontrollable urge to vote for public officials who either resemble cartoon characters or have the last name “Kennedy” […] Click to read more…

 

An Unexpected Gift Goes A Long Way

Around the house, my wife Linda and I have fairly well defined job assignments. Some of these are based on personal preference (I handle the finances), some are based on competency (she manages our trips and vacations) and some are completely arbitrary (I kill insects; she does laundry). A few jobs however, are shared between us, more or less equally. Among these unfortunately, is meal preparation. I say unfortunately, because there are times — last night for example — when […] Click to read more…