“I told my buddy, John, about my vasectomy reversal: ‘It was microsurgery. They wore high-powered microscope glasses.’ His smart-ass response: ‘Of course he did...for you!’ But John had no smart-ass response to offer once my third child—my post-vasectomy-reversal child—was born.”
Once children’s books taught courage and resilience. In the age of PC, they celebrate victimization. Smart parents know to seek out the classics.
You can always rely on those who know you best.
“Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” is the perfect description of how you thought life would be when you were a young man—a life full of commitment, accomplishment, hard work, friendship, loyalty, humility and pride.