Have you ever met a man who was mourning the loss of his lawn cart?
I opened the fortune cookie, after we had ordered out Chinese food, and was surprised to read a message saying I should expect to get an inher…
A funny thing happened on the way to the office and I thought I would share it with my wife.
In the 2020s, is it considered a crisis if your cassette deck dies?
I might be the only person on earth who has ever said this, but I always wondered what it would be like to be married to June Clever.
My parents were high school sweethearts and that meant on more than one occasion they would squabble about something from the old days.
There was an old Star Trek episode where Capt. Kirk visited a planet that was run by a bunch of disembodied brains. A few brains, very large b…
It’s 85 degrees outside and I am standing in my driveway wearing a winter parka with the hood pulled over my head.
My wife and I just celebrated our 38th wedding anniversary, and more than 40 years of knowing each other. That seems like a long time, but the…
It’s been a rough year to be a new grandfather.
You know you are old if you can remember when people used to freak out about long-distance calls.
How does my luck go?
We’ll be going up north with our extended family later this year and one of the most treasured moments at this sacred spot is sitting on the p…
When you talk to people who retire, some of the biggest challenges they have are that they need a sense of purpose.
When it comes to Father’s Day, I feel like we have it all wrong about gifts.
They say that genius is close to insanity. I am starting to feel like Albert Einstein.
For the second year in a row, the Petersons are under attack. I thought robins were supposed to be docile.
There are times in the lives of men when you realize there are some sacrifices you have to make for the women you love.
Kay Timm, who was a long-time proofreader at the Watertown Daily Times, used to have a dream. Like most employees who work here, she was dedic…
It’s now Day 4 since I have had a shower. I am actually fantasizing about the time I can do it again. And it’s all my fault for procrastinating.
At last, spring has arrived and it’s time for a man’s ultimate retreat. Yes, guys, you know what I am talking about. It’s lawn mowing.
We men are pretty simple. When we return to the cave after a day of hunting down dinner, we hope for a little appreciation that we have slayed…
We’ve gotten so used to miracles we wouldn’t know one if it were staring us in the face, and yet there one is, right on my phone:
The problem with normal is that it’s so – so normal!