Being Direct

I’ve been on my feet cooking and baking long enough to exhaust my current supply of energy. Simply put, I’m out of gas. My husband is nearby. He’s been recuperating from a severe respiratory infection. He’s better, but he tires easily. I quietly tell our dog that I’m done in. A very subtle complaint. I’m […]

Direct Requests

I confess that I want my partner to come up with what I want him to do, when I want him to do it, on his own with no help from me. I don’t want to have to ask him directly to take out the trash, help me clean up the kitchen, or run to […]