They continue to see each other regularly, and after a while neither one of them is seeing anybody else. But, hey, I’m not so sure I want this kind of relationship either.
And then, one evening when they’re driving home, a thought occurs to Martha, and, without really thinking, she says it aloud: “Do you realize that, as of tonight, we’ve been seeing each other for exactly six months? Sometimes I wish I had a little more space, so I’d have time to think about whether I really want us to keep going the way we are, moving steadily towards, I mean, where we going?
“Dentists Without Borders” is the opening selection in “Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” Mr.
Sedaris’s latest collection, replete with previously published work.
A brilliantly funny exploration of the treacherous state of adulthood by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist.
Some people may wonder what this subject has to do with Dave Barry, since Dave's struggled hard against growing up his entire life-but the result is one of the funniest, warmest, most pitch-perfect books ever on that mystifying territory we call "adulthood." In h A brilliantly funny exploration of the treacherous state of adulthood by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist. ']"), self-image, the battle of the sexes, celebrityhood, technology, parenting styles, certain unmentionable medical procedures ("There is absolutely no reason to be afraid of a vasectomy, except that: THEY CUT A HOLE IN YOUR SCROTUM."), and much more.
Warning: Do not drink while reading this essay unless you want your beverage to come flying out of your nose and onto your keyboard!
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN by Dave Barry Let’s say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha.
“Yes.” (Martha turns to face him and gazes deeply into his eyes, causing him to become very nervous about what she might say next, especially if it involves a horse. A tiny voice in the far recesses of his mind tells him that something major was going on back there in the car, but he is pretty sure there is no way he would ever understand what, and so he figures it’s better if he doesn’t think about it.
Then he takes her home, and she lies on her bed, a conflicted, tortured soul, and weeps until dawn, whereas when Fred gets back to his place, he opens a bag of Doritos, turns on the TV, and immediately becomes deeply involved in a rerun of a college basketball game between two South Dakota junior colleges that he has never heard of.