Archive for August, 2008

Bells Warn You When Your Wife is on Her Way and You Want to Play

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Booby Trap This month is Game On Month.  The Donkey provides tips on how husbands can squeeze in a little extra video-game time. From my experience with gamers, I have noticed that they are always trying to sneak off for a quick game or an update on what is going on with ...

Wife Gives Birth While Husband is Across the Country

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

The Plot Thickens I am sitting here on the plane writing this post and contemplating a movie idea. Here’s the storyline: A guy gets roped into another one of his wife’s family reunions across the country. He has 3 little kids that have to also make the trip. His wife is 6 ...

Wife on Bed Rest, Husband Stuck at Reunion With The In-Laws (And Kids)

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Payback From Way Back: Major Recall Of Previous Marriage Advice It isn’t often that I find myself sufficiently humbled to retract the advice I provide on this blog, but recent events force me to recall a previous piece of wisdom. I published a series of posts on how to get out ...

Make a “Conference Call” to Play More Video Games

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

This month is Game On Month.  The Donkey provides tips on how husbands can squeeze in a little extra video-game time. "Conference Call" Several husbands have asked me how to get their wives to let them play more video games. Although I don’t play video games much, I’ve caved into the pressure ...

Big List of Date Ideas: Classic, Creative, Adventurous, Meaningful, and More

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Dying For a Date? I had a great time reading through all the date night suggestions as they rolled in over weekend.  But, if you're anything like The Donkey, the thought of reading all 275 comments was a bit daunting.  Following is a compilation of all the ideas we collected, plus ...

Date Night Giveaway–Winner Announced

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Congratulations to Stephanie, the Winner of our Date Night Giveaway! Her comment was chosen by a random number generator, earning her a $25 gift card to Olive Garden or Red Lobster and a $25 electronic certificate to Fandango.com. Thanks to everyone who participated and offered your date night suggestions!  We did ...

He Said She Said: Should A Husband and Wife Let Their Son Knit?

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Knot For Boys? A couple of weeks ago we bought some knitting kits (latch hook rugs) for The Donkey's little sisters. They had a lot of fun with them, and  spent a lot of time working on them while visiting our home. Our son, Boy Wonder asked if he could have ...