Tina-O-Lantern

Posted by Todd Blankenship

Halloween has come and gone, and what it has left behind is much scarier than anything this festival of fright could ever conjure up.

Every year, Tina charges out to the local supermarché in search of that perfect pumpkin; the roundest, most orange, medium-sized gourd out there. What a ball it is for her to scrape out its guts, leaving bits and pieces on the counter and floor for me to slime myself with.

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Too Much Horn!

Posted by Todd Blankenship


I’ve covered bad driving before. We all know Tina struggles in the area of chauffering, and really, that’s okay. But I feel it’s important to talk about Tina’s shotgunning skills.

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Pillow Plundering

Posted by Tina Blankenship

Todd has become a Pillow Pirate! You read that right. Pillow piracy is a real thing I assure you, I live in fear of it every night! Each evening as I set sail for Dreamland, adrift in a sea of unicorns, rainbows and Channing Tatum, I navigate my way towards slumber… Suddenly, I sense danger on my starboard bow! There, looms the dreaded Pirate Saucebeard, and he plans to board my pillow, and pillage its plush, softness right out from under me! Continue reading

Antagonizing Engouragement

Posted by Tina Blankenship

Summer is officially here, and with that comes BBQs, beverages, and of course baseball. Todd and I play ball once a week in a fun League as part of a family team. Although I really enjoy the sense of pride and camaraderie I experience during our weekly games, I must admit that the one thing that really irks me is when Todd tries to give me advice on my performance. Continue reading

Women Can’t Dress Themselves

Posted by Todd Blankenship

 


“Help me!”, she beckons. You’re busy doing something, so you try to ignore it. The siren whines as you struggle to block out its incessant call. You stuff tissue in your ears, but the melody only gets louder and more annoying, almost as if it was coming from inside your own head. Finally, you give in and sluggishly make your way to her. “What can I do for you?”, you inquire reluctantly. She turns her head slightly sideways and says “Can you zip me up?” Continue reading

Why You Gotta Mess With My Drawers?

Posted by Tina Blankenship

I am a creature of habit, Todd is a harbinger of change. This difference of character has cropped up more than once in the 5 years we’ve been married. Usually, the discussion of rearranging will be broached by Todd, I’ll say “Leave it, I like it like that.” Then Todd will go ahead and change things around anyways. Today was no different. Continue reading