wise man

Him: “Why are there wine corks in the houseplants?” Her: “I saw it on Pinterest and blah-blah-blah…” Him:

Unrealistic expectations

It is no secret that I have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest. When an elementary school teacher sends out an email request that parents do the projects that she pins on her boards, I hate Pinterest. Pinterest is a fun place to see collections of interesting ideas. Trying to recreate the projects is frustrating and […]

when good ideas go bad

As I’ve mentioned a few thousand times, my brothers and I only exchange homemade gifts. One brother has liqueurs fermenting all year for our gift exchange. The other brother’s wife works magic on a sewing machine. Lacking any discernible talents, I prefer to defer to Doug’s woodworking skills. This year, Doug has been too physically […]