Yet another sign of the Apocalypse.

The S.O. actually got a part time job. So she can actually start paying some of her share of the load around here. ( Since she has seen fit to disdain to do her womanly duty with the requisite frequency). Wonders will never cease.

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Recent reading

I know I have been long overdue in posting some reviews of recent books I have read. Perhaps the one benefit of my recent trip across the pond is the books I got read ( and in one case) re-read. But I have been remiss in sharing them with you. Well, no longer. Lets start […]

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Every man needs a goal……

Spent the day house hunting with the S.O. At this point-a root canal is starting to look more than a little attractive. You know its bad when I feel like envying Tiger…………

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Tomorrow is the day.

The day we get on the plane and I begin the journey to once again take my rightful place among the ranks of American Expats. I think we are ready-although the S.O. is just two steps above basket case level right about now. The S.O. does not deal with change well. Unlike me-she likes order […]

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One of my favorites

One of my favorite pictures of the S.O. Can you guess where it was taken?

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A new low……..

Three years ago. ( three years! That alone is appalling)-when I was contemplating my expulsion from paradise and the reality of having to take up residence in Gehenna on the Tennessee, a commenter here posted this tidbit of advice: “If you come home and find her watching Oprah and eating twinkies-get her ass on the […]

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So that's it!

The S.O. summarized: Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.- Oscar Wilde Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet (1854 – 1900) Thus the dilemma of living with a woman-and reason 298 why marriage is outmoded.

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Another year come and gone…..

Today is the 9th year that I have known and been with the S.O.-although it certainly does not seem like it has been that long. Four years ago, I wrote the post that follows-and I still find it’s a good recounting of the joys and frustrations of living with her. Probably the big difference now […]

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How she thinks……..

Richard asked me a while back-what the S.O. thought about life in America. I promised a response. To appreciate the way her little mind thinks-it is important to understand a couple of key background facts. Otherwise the ideas won't make a lot of sense; or they will seem more hateful than they really are. I've […]

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Road trip

Got to Pensacola in 5 hours. Not a bad drive-but thank God for cruise control. And satellite radio. The S.O. is the happiest I have seen her in months. She is so excited to be reunited with one of her friends from the right side of the international dateline. A.C. Reid has 45 holes now. […]

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It is all about context……..

Tomorrow, the S.O and I are leaving for an extended weekend in Pensacola, "The birthplace of Naval Aviation". A good friend of ours from Japan is moving there and we are going down to see them while they house hunt. AND, play golf at the NAS Pensacola Golf Course.  27 of the finest holes in US Navy […]

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