Could You Actually Be Telling the Wrong Story?

foot in mouth  Ever put your foot in your mouth?  Big time?

Me too.

In fact, my wife recently decided to tell the story, to two of our friends, of one of my biggest “open mouth/insert foot” incidents of our entire relationship.

I couldn’t believe she was going to tell it, yet I also had to admit there was some humor to be mined there. Continue reading

Why Mark Twain Probably Built Some Awesome Snowmen

snowman  If you wake up on a January Saturday to find five inches of unexpected new snow on the ground which story is closer to the one you’d tell about it:

  • “Wow!  A magical winter wonderland.  I’ll see if I can get the kid next door to help me build a snowman today.”
  • “Are you freaking kidding me?  I have to shovel the driveway again?” Continue reading