I’m horrible at buying gifts for my wife.
For instance, for Lisa’s first birthday after we were married, one of the gifts I bought her was James Dobson’s book What Wives Wish Their Husbands Knew About Women. As soon as she opened it, a funny grin immediately crossed her face.
“What?” I asked.
“I really appreciate the gift, but aren’t wives supposed to give these to their husbands?” she replied.
“Maybe I felt that you needed to know all the things that I needed to know about you as a wife. Did you ever think about that?” I said.
That gift sort of set the pace for the next twenty years. [Read more...]