Archive for March, 2009

From The Farm: Memoirs Of A Michigan Country Girl: Entry #4

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

The Donkey shares some of The Wife’s intimate journal memories and stories from her childhood experiences on a rural Michigan farm. Grammatical errors and farm-talk left in for effect.  (Read the original debate: Down on The Farm?) June 18 -Last Day Of School I can't beleave school is finally over! We had ...

How Can You Go Wrong Offering Wife, “Whatever You Like”?

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Silly Serenade One of my favorite artists is Weird Al Yankovic. I own all of his albums, have been to many concerts, and have been a member of his fan club since the early 90s. He has so many songs that I like, but his recent single really strikes a chord ...

Son Inherits Attitudes About Body Image from Father’s Treatment of Wife

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Like Father, Like Son Scene: The Wife is at home with the kids.  Boy Wonder (7) is watching Cyberchase - the live action sketch at the end.  The sketch includes a very large pig. The Wife: Whoa, look at the size of that pig!  It's almost as big as the girl!  Have ...

He Said She Said: What’s Mine is Yours?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

The results are in for the Pill Popped Debate. I guess I have learned my lesson.  I will never let The Donkey write my side of a debate again! Apparently, quite a few people think it's ok to share medicine between spouses.  I won't be flushing old pills down the toilet anymore ...

Donkey-Kaizen: Reward Husbands for Cost-Cutting Measures at Home

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Putting Money into Your Pocket Tough economic times may be upon us, but I have solutions for freeing up a little money at home--and rewarding myself in the process. I have been working with some managers at work to implement a Kaizen program. This is a Japanese term that means continuous improvement, ...