Dear Crabby, How can I enjoy that which I hate?

Dear Crabby, My husband loves to go to fishing shows on the weekends and I absolutely hate them!  I don't want him to think I don't like being with him, but I just find nothing appealing about fish!  How am I supposed to deal with this? Sincerely, Wanda B. True Dear Ms. True, Are you wondering if I have ever done something that I dislike just to be with my wife? Or if my wife has ever done something she disliked just to be with me?  Well, either way the answer is "yes!"  I think that … [Read more...]

Looking Beyond Appearances

This past weekend I had the pleasure of running in the Great Turtle half-marathon on Mackinac Island.  The 13.1-mile run was held concurrently with a 5.7-mile run/walk that meandered in and around the “Up North” tourist mainstay.  The weather was uncharacteristically perfect for late October, and more than two thousand people participated in the event.        The half-marathon itself was a delightfully challenging course, with varied terrain, demanding hills, and distracting views.  The … [Read more...]