July 31, 2009 -PJ Easter As the kids and I are lazying (new word) on the sofa one afternoon (it was probably a Sunday afternoon, I was teaching them the important Man Skill called “The Art of The Nap”. As they lazyed (another word I made up) on either side of me, The Boy looks up at me admiringly (because, you know, I’m his hero 🙂 ) and says, “Dad. You’re OLD.” What the heck brought THAT on? “What, son?” I asked. Somewhat amazed by his boldness. But he is my son. “You have a whole lot of gray hair in your beard”, he says.Read More →

July 29, 2009 -PJ Easter Welcome to the Women On Wednesday post at Dear Mr. Man. This day is devoted to discussing topics that concern women from a mans point of view. I will need a lot of help with this (topic ideas, comments, and other feedback). If I am way off base on a topic, you can electronically claw me or toss hot grits (or boiling water) at me through your computer. Together we can come to understand each other better. Maybe. Correct me if I’m wrong, but nearly every little girl dreams of a fairy tale wedding and then the happily ever afterRead More →

July 28, 2009 -PJ Easter I was sent this in an e-mail and thought I would share:   What have we learned in 2,064 years?    The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work,  instead of living on public assistance.                                                          –  Cicero   55 BC EvidentlyRead More →