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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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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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High Finance, Carrick Family Style

June 30th, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, Amusing, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Coming of Age, Cute, Economic Humor, Family Humor, Feel Good, Funny Economy, Funny Family, Funny Generation Gap, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, School Days, Screwball, Slice of Life, Whimsy

Please keep in mind this story was written in 2008, since it has a bearing with respect to the ages of our children, as noted in brackets.   Towards the end of May, our daughter, Tammy-Li (aged 5), needed ten dollars for the “book fair” at her school. This set off a chain reaction of serpentine financial […]

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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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