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There IS a Difference. . . Part 1

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

When I was growing up, my Aunt Lena had a small wooden sign over the inside of the bathroom door (back then, lots of houses only had one bathroom; remember?). The sign had a drawing of two toddlers, one male and one female, both looking down the front of their own diapers. And the sign said “There is a difference.” As a kid, it make me snicker – after all, we all thought bathroom humor was just something that kids practiced. But now, as an adult, I can see a lot deeper into the message of that sign. There is a difference. Especially when it comes to what I’ll call household etiquette.

Let’s take them one at a time and you tell me if your experience has been similar. I know not every man follows these “rules,” but I believe there is a tablet somewhere, sort of like the one brought down from the Mount. . . (more…)

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Are you a Cougar?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Here’s my very first blog post from June 6, 2009, republished for all you new readers:

Yow! Yippie! Hip Hip Hooray! I’m finally launching this blog. . . .it’s about time, right?

Well, let me get started on a subject that I’ve had on my mind: the term “cougar.”

Who came up with this unflattering description of a woman dating a younger man? I’d bet a million it wasn’t one of us. When I’ve suggested that this phrase is hostile toward women, I’m reminded by chuckling men (and women as well) that old men who date young women are called “leches” or “geezers” or “dirty old men” so . . . why am I complaining? (more…)

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