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My Wife and I Argue over our Travel Plans (Hey, I’m not Cheap but…)

November 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Clash of the Sexes, Cute, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Absurd, Funny Banter, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Outrageous, Funny Travel, Jokes, Lifestyle, Oddball, Offbeat, Screwball, Slice of Life, Sweet, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

I don’t understand how women think. It’s been a mystery to me all my life and I expect it will continue to confound me ‘til the day I die. I had a perfectly reasonable idea for how our family should spend the holidays this year. It was practical, do-able and would have saved us a […]

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Donna and I Go Hollywood

July 4th, 2010 · 29 Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Clash of the Sexes, Cute, Drama, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Script, Funny Sitcom, Funny Writing Story, Human Nature, Irony, Jokes, Lifestyle, Literary, Movies, Offbeat, Puns, Romance, Satire, Screwball, Sexual Innuendo, Silly, Surprise Twists, Video Script, Whimsy, Witty

Since video book trailers are now all the rage, the following is the script for the first foray into the field by Donna and myself. This is a little self-serving, no doubt about it, plus there is some catharsis. The camera starts rolling. ALEX: Hi everyone, my name is Alex Carrick and I’m here to tell […]

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Dancing the Family Man Shuffle

February 6th, 2010 · 8 Comments · American Humor, Amusing, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Cute, Family Humor, Farce, Feel Good, Funny Banter, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Dog, Funny Family, Funny Generation Gap, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny In-laws, Funny Relatives, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Offbeat, Puns, Romance, Romp, Satire, Seduction, Sexual Innuendo, Slice of Life, Whimsy, Witty

David and Maria made sure to arrive home on a Tuesday evening before 6 p.m. after long hard days at work for both of them. They were a married couple in their mid 40s, with three children – William aged 20, Walter 10 and Wendy 5. Later that evening, they would be meeting with Maria’s […]

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My Wife and I Argue over our New i-Phone

September 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Clash of the Sexes, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Famous Actors, Feel Good, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Rant, Funny Technology, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Movies, Oddball, Offbeat, Outrageous, Romance, Satire, Screwball, Slice of Life, Surprise Twists, Technology Advances, Uplifting, Whimsy, Witty

At the end of the day, Donna and I lie in bed and send messages out over Twitter by way of our new i-phone. The following is one of our typical conversations.   ME: Ho het yourwelf a hoof bool to reaf? That’s not what I typed.   DONNA: What did you mean to say? […]

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Me, My Wife and My Blog

November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cute, Family Humor, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Writing Story, General Humor, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Lifestyle, Romp, Screwball, Silly, Slice of Life, Sweet, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

There is a symbiotic relationship between me, my wife and my blog that tells me I have a really special mate.   Here are ten ways in which the three of us interact.

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My Wife and I Argue over a Plant

July 28th, 2008 · 8 Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Clash of the Sexes, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Feel Good, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Rant, Funny Workplace, General Humor, General Interest, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Oddball, Offbeat, Plants, Rant, Sardonic, Screwball, Slice of Life, Surprise Twists, Twisted, Whimsy, Witty

My wife and I argued over a plant tonight and it isn’t even our plant. During our usual de-briefing after a busy day, she told me the following story about her workplace that I think will resonate with many readers. I am changing most of the names to protect the innocent and this is, truly, […]

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My Wife can Read my Mind

May 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Allegory or Fairy Tale, American Humor, Amusing, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cute, Family Humor, Funny Banter, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Heartwarming, Jokes, Lifestyle, Offbeat, Romance, Screwball, Sweet, Witty, Zany

My wife can read my mind, which makes it easier for her to steal things from me.   Okay, before I get into big trouble, “steal” is too strong a word. Borrow long-term is a better description.  

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