When I got married twenty years ago my father advised me to keep a journal of the things which were important to my wife.
I did this and boy has it come in handy. Just the other day she asked, "How many times do I need to tell you that?"
I looked it up and sure enough 14 years ago she casually mentioned it to me. I'm advising my son to memorize his journal.
A fourth marriage meant yet another name change for me. I didn’t realize the upheaval it had caused until I asked my father why I hadn’t heard from him in a while.
"I forgot your phone number," he said.
"You could’ve looked it up in the phone book."
"I didn’t know what name to look under."