Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Tanya Writes About Male Depression

I thought I'd lighten up for a change and borrow this hilarity from my writer buddy Mary Connealy's post at

For more fun, check out her books Petticoat Ranch and Calico Canyon and visit her at

Thanks, Mary. Congratulations on your new book, Calico Canyon!)


Your last name stays put.
The garage is all yours.
Wedding plans take care of themselves.
Chocolate is just another snack.
You can be President.
You can never be pregnant.
You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park.
You can wear NO shirt to a water park.
Car mechanics tell you the truth.
The world is your urinal.
You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky.
You don’t have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt.
Same work, more pay.
Wrinkles add character.
People never stare at your chest when you’re talking to them.
New shoes don’t cut, blister, or mangle your feet.
One mood all the time.
Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat.
You know stuff about Tanks (Sherman? Tiger? T70?).
A five-day vacation only requires one suitcase.
You can open all your own jars.
Three pairs of shoes are more than enough.
Your underwear is $5.95 for a three-pack.
You almost never have strap problems in public.
You are unable to see wrinkles on your clothes.
Everything on your face stays its original color.
The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades even.
You only have to shave your face and neck (or head)
You can play with toys all your life.
Your belly usually hides your big hips.
One wallet and one pair of shoes - one color for all seasons.
You can wear shorts no matter how your leg looks.
You can “do” your nails with a pocket knife.
You have freedom of choice concerning growing a moustache.
You can do Christmas shopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in just 25 minutes.

1 comment:

Mary Connealy said...

Hi, Tanya.
I love that list. It's hilarious. Don't we just have the most fun?