Tag Archives: marriage

Yakety Yak (Buy a Kayak)

All we wanted, my wife and I, was to while away some summer afternoons on a lake or a river, paddling along, far from our worldly cares and COVID and cats. We just wanted a couple of kayaks. Who knew … Continue reading

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Not to mention “Daddy’s Home 2”

My wife and I recently took advantage of a much-needed getaway weekend, and we did what most couples do when they ditch the kids and the pets and the chores and find themselves alone in a hotel room: we watched … Continue reading

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Got wood?

In the 20-plus years my wife and I have been tent camping, we’ve barely changed our routine. We still pile our kitchen gear in a laundry basket – as portable as it is inefficient. We use grocery bags to transport … Continue reading

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My baby tolerates me

It was not your traditional wedding. It was not the beachfront ceremony we had imagined. The bride wore blue. Her maid of honour was her father. The special guest star was our unborn daughter curled up inside, the size of … Continue reading

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My wife’s leg is making me look bad

It’s bad enough that my wife likes to mow the lawn. No, honestly she does! Sometimes when she’s mowing, I want to shout across at the neighbours and say, “I’d be happy to mow the lawn, truly I would, but … Continue reading

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