Tag Archives: Men

Wash warm, Tumble low

“These aren’t my socks.” “Wait. Are these my shorts?” “Mo-o-o-m, this is Dad’s underwear.” “Think this stain will come out?” “How long as this stuff been sitting wet in the washer?” Ah, yes, the joys of laundry.  It is a … Continue reading

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They’ve Got Me Surrounded

I’m the token female in my household.  I’m surrounded by men.  My husband, my son, my dog – all male.  And currently my stepson is staying with us while he transitions during a move from west coast to east coast.  … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our World

The other day my husband joined me to run a few errands and do a bit of shopping.  This is a fairly rare occurrence. Like many men, my husband’s version of shopping entails taking a quick ride to a hardware … Continue reading

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Situational Dress Up

I get it. As we move through our phases of life, our personal styles change – mostly because our bodies, preferences and moods seem to shift like the wind. And, at some point we reach a time when “age appropriate … Continue reading

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Homecoming

I had to travel for work last week. Which meant that for six days, the guys of my household (husband, son and Labrador) were on their own at home. This is certainly not the first time I’ve been away from … Continue reading

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Almost Done

At the risk of sounding like I’m setting us back after several decades of struggling  for equality, I’m going to point out that even after all this time the management of the home is still largely the Real Woman’s realm.  … Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the Plate

“I married a younger man. Five years younger than I am. I figure it is like this: if you can’t find a good man, raise one.”  –  Wanda Sykes  In a previous post, I had a bit of fun with … Continue reading

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