Archive for October, 2012

Getting Around to It

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

I have documented John’s dearth of handyman skills in previous blogs (Home Improvement, Parts I & II and Mr. Fix-It), and I am very understanding about his missing skill set.  What drives me to distraction is his lack of motivation to finish a job when he does possess the talent.  I have heard many men talk about the “Honey-Do” lists their wives create and how demanding they can be until the work is completed.  I have a “Honey-Maybe” list because there is never a guarantee the job will be completed in a timely manner.  I rarely nag John about anything on the list because experience has proven that this is a futile activity.  Instead, I wait patiently hoping that someday he will be true to his word when he says he will “get around to it.”

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