Column: After decades of marriage wife asks habitual offender to correct actions

I don’t always shut the garage door when I get home. I always have three TV sets going when we sit down to dinner. I leave an inch of milk in the container, so I don’t have to throw the carton away.

My wife says these are bad habits. How judgmental is that? Who’s to say what a good habit is and what a bad habit is? I don’t think you can trust the people you are actually annoying to be objective about this.

After 32 years of marriage, Mary Ellen told me the other day that my whistling was driving her crazy.

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