Tag Archives: marriage

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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Ankle-deep in marriage

My wife and I cringe as we tiptoe onto the first step of our swimming pool. We’re up to our ankles, and that’s where we’ll stand for some time, because it’s scientifically proven that cold water is way colder than … Continue reading

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Westfalia is not an option

I was walking through town on the weekend when I noticed a Volkswagen Westfalia for sale – old, drab, not the least bit sexy, and the van was pretty unspectacular as well. “We should buy it,” said Deb, who usually … Continue reading

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Sorry, Mick, but let’s not spend the night together

“Jagged toenails.” Those words alone should be enough to strike fear into the hearts and ankles of anyone considering sharing a bed with someone else. Yet throughout western culture, this is the norm: married couples and reasonable facsimiles sleeping together … Continue reading

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