Making it happen…

It was raining cats and dogs when I left the office the other day... As I stepped out of the elevator into the foyer of our building, I noticed the "bike guy" standing there, staring out the window. The rain was coming down in sheets - a precursor rain band to an incoming hurricane/tropical storm …

The Book

I've always had a block when writing a book. People keep telling me, you need to write a book - in relation to marriage. I think so too, but I had one thing I had to do first: write a book to only my wife. Yesterday, I gave it to her. She loved it! Now …

Hand in hand

When I look back... at the thrilling things in life - experiences, adventures, trials, and so on - I remember most vividly the firsts: First crush. First time driving the tractor. First time plowing the fields without my dad supervising. First time driving. First Kiss. First... But the one that I can still feel in …

Run the play.

I mean, seriously, how many times have you hung out with a buddy, played golf, built something, did something together and hardly a word was spoken?

The Comfort Zone

I was driving home with my wife the other day.  We were discussing a friend, his wife and the questions he had been asking me. Because I love my wife on a very public level, men come to me with questions. My answer is always the same: You need what I've got! One of his questions …

DIY Guy learns a valuable lesson.

What would happen if he had to admit that he had bitten off more than he could chew, requiring him to call the dreaded AAA, tow the MINI to the dealer, and kowtow to the eeeevil masterminds of S.E.R.V.I.C.E. D.E.P.A.R.T.M.E.N.T., the sworn enemy of his credit card and his secret organization, B.U.D.G.E.T.???

Taming the creature of habit…

After X number of years of marriage, are you operating in habit mode? Have you stopped to check to and see if you've really been doing what you need to or are you assuming everything's okay because it feels okay from your perspective?

Listening is loving.

Why is it that we as husbands find it easy to listen to a customer, yet quickly become impatient when our wives are talking? The quick answer is that we value our customers' money. But what does that say about how we value our wives? Ouch.

Stuff a loving husband should probably know.

When you read Proverbs 31... What's the first thing that pops into your head?