Archive for the ‘Donkey Dialogue’ Category

Planning To Plan Is Planning To Fail??

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Communication Degeneration Have you ever heard this quote? Failing to plan is planning to fail. I think it's been around forever but it's a cute little phrase that people use in time management and project management courses. There is some merit to it, but I don't think it has a place ...

Running Shoes: Do They Prorate The Mileage?

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Under Pressure Scene: The Wife returned from a shopping trip to obtain new running shoes. Donkey: Did you find new shoes? Wife: Yeah, I got a pair on sale actually! Donkey: Oh good.  How long will this pair last you? Wife: The people at the store said you can usually run on them for about ...

Confessions Of A Shopoholic: Tell Your Wife’s Story Part II

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

As promised I would like to share the follow-up conversation my wife and I had as a result of the recent shopping spree I previously wrote about. Scenario My wife approached me the day after the mega-shopping spree. I was working on my laptop in our bedroom. The 6 bags of recently ...

Confessions Of A Shopoholic: Tell Your Wife’s Story

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Purse strings attached Hoodwinked: To be taken in by deceptive means; deceived. Wardrobe: A collection of clothing belonging to one person. Can I have those words in a sentence? Sure. Let's break it down though: I waged war against my wife's drobe after her new sweatshirt with a hood winked at me as I ...

Wife Requests Cheerleading from Husband and Children

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

No support like self support The Wife: Are you going to bring the kids when you come see me in my triathlon this weekend? Donkey: Oh.  Am I supposed to go to that? The Wife: Um.  Well, I thought you and the kids could come cheer.  Maybe you could bring signs to hold ...

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 ...

Your Wife Might Not Actually Be Hiding The Remote

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Remote Location Scene: The Donkey and Wife are conducting a family meeting with the kids when the television suddenly turns on. Donkey: Ok. Who has the remote? (annoyed at the 10th interruption) Wife: I don't think anyone has it. I think Tivo just came off of pause. Donkey: I think someone is sitting on ...

Breast Milk Color Doesn’t Identify What Your Wife Has Eaten

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Milk and Cookies Scene: The Wife has just pumped milk into some bottles. The Donkey notices the bottles as he is cleaning the pump. Donkey: Why is your milk green? Wife: Breast milk always has a bluish tint. Donkey: What? I never heard of that. Anyway, this is green. Were you sneaking some ...

Don’t Tell Your Wife That Her Nose Will Stay Thin Even When She Doesn’t

Monday, September 29th, 2008

A Nose For Beauty Scene: The Donkey and The Wife are riding in the car, discussing the looks of someone they saw earlier that day. Wife: It's interesting how some people with heavier faces are so beautiful.  Any extra weight in my face just looks terrible. I just can't pull that off, ...

Use Caution When Fishing For Compliments From Your Husband

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Positive Reinforcement Wife: So, have I reached the point in this pregnancy where I start looking cute? Donkey: No. Wife: I suppose I should have known better than to ask that.