My Wife

Sapphire Reserve: How to get a 2nd $300 travel credit before cancelling

Separately I published “Keep or cancel Sapphire Reserve?” My plan is to keep the card, but many others (including my wife) may not. If you decide not …

Personal Finance

Why I'm Completely OK With Being a "Househusband"

When the CEO of my former company set the 100 employees down for an impromptu meeting, everyone knew something was coming. Sure enough, our company was going through a "merger" (CEO speak for "We got bought out, but a merger sounds more equitable"), and 29 employees were to be laid off that day. …

Marriage

'My wife thought that I was dead' - Irish father struck in Barcelona attack

Norman Potot (45) from Ballsbridge Co Dublin was on holiday with his wife, Pederlita Fernandez Potot (39) and their two children Nailah Pearl Potot …

News (Ireland)

The con in confessional

View More Local Business<p>List Your Business Here<p>As I watch the growing protest in the Catholic Church against the call for priests to be required to …

Sharia

My wife refuses to work yet demands a cleaner

If I ask what she does all day, she swears at me and says I am a typical male abusing her. Meanwhile, I have a six-hour daily commute, and can’t even contribute to a pension because of travel costs<p>I am in my 60s, and 16 years ago, under pressure, moved 100 miles from my work so my wife could be …

Marriage

As A New Dad, How Do I Equip My Daughter For The Age Of Trump?

Photo, Elamin Abdelmahmoud.<p>After watching white supremacists take to the streets with torches in Charlottesville last week, I turned to my wife and …

Parenting

Initial Impressions of the Lightheart Duo Tent

I just bought a Lightheart Gear Duo tent, got it in the mail yesterday and set it up in my backyard for the first time this morning. Here’s a link to …

Backpacking

The Worst Greyhound Bus I Ever Took

We were scheduled to leave Buffalo at 6:55 p.m., and arrive in Toronto at 9:25. It was a Monday night. Traffic wasn’t too bad. It was sunny and windy …

duty-free

What I Saw in Charlottesville and What We All Lost

As the nation reels from the events in Charlottesville over the past weekend, Americans will have to wrestle with a variety of issues raised by the …

Policing

Why don’t I want my wife anymore?

<b>Dear Bunmi,</b>I‘m in my early 40’s and have been married for over 12 years. In the last four years, I’d made love with a lot of women and had …

Marriage

3 Tips For Starting and Running a Business With Your Spouse

In relationships, many onlookers will always try to determine "who wears the pants." What I've learned is, in business, there are no "pants."<p>When I first approached my wife, Laura, with a business idea, she said that she'd never work with me. After some discussion and persuasion, she agreed to help …

Entrepreneurship

Sometimes, bad taste matters

This pilot fish says his cable provider is delivering "really crummy internet speeds and tiling on our TVs" -- and there's no improvement in …

Fish

4 Hours In Nashville – A Street Photography Challenge

Hey Nashville, I was inside you this weekend. Well, my wife, 16 month old son, and I were all inside you. What an interesting...

Street Photography

The opposite of get-home-itis

My wife’s family owns a cabin in Silvergate, Montana. It isn’t near an airport, but coming from Minnesota, flying close beats a 17-hour drive. I was …

Aviation

How God Saved My Marriage

My wife and I fought a lot early in our marriage. My wife became increasingly emotional and hypersensitive. I became increasingly cold and …

Faith

Laws, Sausages, and Healthy Marriages

One sweltering afternoon, a dear friend of mine and his wife were having a heated argument. Their temperaments, much like the temperature, rose well …

Marriage

Echte Liebe (True Love)

I have a ritual before every big Champions League match. Whether we’re at home or on the road I have lunch at the team hotel and then grab a coffee …

Love

Why Australians are in desperate need of a digital detox

A funny thing happened when I got home from work last night. Then something rather sad happened.<p>As I drove into my street I noticed there were no …

Australian News

Acid redux: My long, strange, cancer-fighting trip back to tripping

Our dual cancer diagnoses plunged me and my wife into depression. Could LSD, the drug of my youth, help now?<p>In March 2013 I was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer. Four months later, my wife was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer. In the four years since that dual catastrophe, we have been …

Lifestyle

The Bittersweet Ending To My Time As A Stay-At-Home-Dad

Let me be clear: I love being a stay-at-home father, aside, of course, from the times I don’t. In a day and age when most parents must have paying …

Lifestyle

Delightful Tales From a 13-Hour Car Ride With My Family

I have an infinite amount of patience 98.7 percent of the time. It was blessed upon me at birth (or cursed; long story for another day). It may be my …

Lifestyle

Hurting But I’m Truckin’ On–Bound for Pinedale

As I made Dubois, a thousand miles into my SOBO CDT hike, I hurt all over. The “Q” word was on my lips. “I want to go home,” I told my wife. She’d …

New Mexico

Dear Michelle, Count me in

Dear First Lady Michelle Obama, I heard you loud and clear.When I watched from the audience with my wife, Lori, I heard you. As I sat next to my high …

Women's News

My Wife the Escort

<i>My wife is a slut and an escort</i>.<p>I know it may surprise some of you who are reading this, but this is true. Though you’d never know this if we met. On …

The baby sleep graph all new mums need to see (it will give you hope!)

Struggling parents of newborns – there is light at the end of tunnel and we’ve got the data to prove it! A mum has tracked her baby’s sleep and feeds …

Babies

What It Means to Stop Eating (and Enjoying) Food

<i>"The last time I ate real food, actually chewed and swallowed, was six years ago," opens novelist David Wong Louie's captivating essay in the August issue of</i> Harper’s Magazine<i>, in which he writes about his struggle with throat cancer. Below, a small portion of the piece has been excerpted</i> …

Hong Kong

35,000 bonus points: Planning my first mattress run in years…

I haven’t done a mattress run in <i>years</i>, but I’m planning one now. A mattress run is where you book and check in to a hotel just for the points and/or …

Hospitality

The founder of that Margot Robbie-approved sleepwear line on why the actress won’t wear any other pyjamas

“In 2010 my wife and I were in Sydney and staying with some friends who lived there. I walked into the kitchen to make coffee in my pyjamas and our …

Fashion

Melania, you love Donald, right? A few words of advice

Nicholas Kamm, AFP/Getty ImagesFirst Lady Melania Trump listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with administration officials on …

Denver

After tossing the relationship, get rid of stuff

Dear Amy: I have been dating my (probably ex) girlfriend for more than 11 years.

Canadian News