“A Passing Grade”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011

In university, I tried to convince my parents that a Canadian history degree would be a profitable career decision. My favorite professor at the time took pity on my strain to prove myself by suggesting I apply to teacher’s college. Becoming a teacher, he reasoned, would allow me to encourage my passion for my nation’s […]

“Daddy Disco”

Posted by on Jun 17, 2011

People often tell me that they feel sorry for my spouse, the Carpenter, because he is often the subject of my columns. Whatever, (insert eye roll). The Carpenter does not need a support group. He knows the truth. He is the most adored man on the planet. Oh sure, I poke fun at him, but […]

“Airing the dirty laundry”

Posted by on Jun 17, 2011

I have a confession to make. I am having an affair. No, not that kind of an affair, because really, who has time for such inappropriate tabloid drama? I’ll leave that to Schwarzenegger, thanks. I am talking about the affair I am having with my laundry line, a relationship that has me cheating on my […]

“It’s just like riding a bike”

Posted by on Jun 17, 2011

You’ve heard the expression “it’s just like riding a bike.” This is intended to be a statement implying that once you learn how to ride a bike, you never forget how to do it. The skill required to ride a two-wheeled bicycle becomes ingrained in your psyche.