Ya Think!

My wife and I used to receive compliments for being perfect parents… then our third child came along and no one ever mentioned that again. It wasn’t that she was bad, it was just that she had a different way of learning. Her oldest sister learned by logic. Sister number two learned by observing. And […]

Kiss Off

My wife and I, along with a daughter and son-in-law, were in a London pub when a World Cup soccer match between Great Britain and Sweden was about to start. In preparation for the telecast, the waitresses were busy replacing glass mugs with plastic cups — for everyone but us. When I asked one of […]

Boring is Beautiful

When asked about the benefits of being a celebrity, Henry Kissinger replied, “Now, when I’m at a party and bore someone, they think it’s their fault.” Kissinger definitely isn’t shy. If he were, he would still think it was his fault, no matter how famous he was. Reading about shyness on Wikipedia just confirmed what […]