Husband & retiree. Former software developer, technical writer, & IT geek. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

Photo of the author, who got permission from his wife to use it, so long as he doesn’t mention her name directly.


A guide to some of the things I’ve published on Medium and elsewhere.

Photo by author. Copyright ©2016 by Jack Herlocker.

Conversations with My Wife

Lessons & Observations

So alike. So different.

Wild strawberry , alone amongst the evergreen ground cover (photo by author)

“I love you”

“I love you too”

Even though they never went through on their threats to drag me to a strip club

The room Deb & I stayed in for Linda & Carol’s wedding. Not sure why Linda thought this would be perfect for us. Maybe the heart-shaped bed? (photo by author)

“Kids these days know so much more about sex than we did!” (Oh, I don’t think so!)


Flashes and booms and memories of our first romantic fireworks show

Photo by author. This was actually shot from our bedroom window a couple years ago, when Deb was away. This year I had other things on my mind than taking photos.

I’m sorry, you want to borrow my what?

photo by author

Even though this wasn’t what I’d planned

What are we looking at? That’s the point: so, what are we looking at, these days? (photo by author)

Teaching is awesome

What do a park in Kentucky and a love-sick 20-something have in common?

Natural Bridge in Kentucky from a distance (all photos by author). You can almost see the people on it. It’s pretty big.

“Boys, remember to be gentle with the ladies.”

Photo by Frame Harirak on Unsplash

Jack Herlocker

Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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