Archive for July, 2007

Donkey Directions: Have it Your Way

Friday, July 20th, 2007

Some of you (women) have been shocked and incensed by my wife advice column. I am sorry, but I am just a man trying to survive. You will be happy to know that this week's lesson is not really about a terrible mistake I made, but more about sound advice ...

A Humble Hick

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

The results of the Great Farm Debate are in. I will admit that The Donkey made some good points, as long as he will admit that his brothers bullied all their friends, forcing them to log in and vote "yes" late last night. However it happened, clearly plenty of people out there ...

He Said, She Said: My Wife Grew Up on a Farm But Won’t Admit It

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Down on the Farm? Did The Wife grow up on a farm? Read each side of the story and decide for yourself. He Said: She's a Farm Girl I am excited to finally really get into the He Said, She Said so we can have a good debate. I know my wife ...

Lesson 3: The “Calves” and “Calves Not”

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Lesson 3: If your wife compliments herself, let her enjoy the moment. Don’t offer additional explanations. Several months ago, my wife was feeling down in the dumps. She had been working out for a while but didn’t feel like she was seeing results. I tried to explain that results would be ...

Lesson 2: It’s Not the Thought that Counts

Sunday, July 1st, 2007

Lesson 2: Telling your wife that you were thinking about buying her flowers--but then decided not to--doesn't actually count for anything. In fact, it does more damage than good. I find buying flowers to be a big waste of money. They cost a lot, bring in bugs, and usually smell gross. ...