My Perfect Breakdown


My brother and I have never been very close.  As kids we fought almost daily, there was no love lost between us.  Now, as adults, we get alone well enough, but I would definitely not classify us as friends.  We are siblings so we see each other at significant yearly holidays and phone each other a few times a year usually because we are arranging some sort of joint gift for another family… Read More

A long time ago, Mr. MPB and I instituted an rule that if family members make an effort to visit and know us, we will make an effort to visit.  It needs to be reciprocal, as I believe all quality relationships need to be.  In fact, the other weekend we loaded up the care and drove hours to visit family because they made an effort to visit us (and let me tell… Read More