• Keep calm and don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.

    Teaching Granny to Suck Eggs

    by My wife and I had quite different childhoods. She grew up more or less in one place – the place we live now, in fact – with a stable friend group and a stable cultural experience. I was a military brat, moving every few years. Even after we settled into what would be Dad’s final posting (he managed to wangle two postings in a row at one base and I did two years of public school and four years of high school in one spot), I still felt like I was moving every frequently until well after I left home. Every base dad was stationed at, we lived in…