Friday, September 14, 2012

A River In Egypt

The humidity finally dropped around here, making it once more worthwhile to be alive.  We've taken advantage of the fine weather by walking EVERYWHERE - Michael's, the bagel shop, Harris Teeter.  The kids love it.

Oh, ha, ha, ha - I slay me.  No, they don't love it.  And they REALLY hate my God gave you legs for a reason lecture. Which is really too bad, as I am getting quite good at delivering it.

Maybe I'll make them walk to pick up a pizza? 

Sorry, nothing else to relate.  My mind is full of politics, but I won't inflict that on you - not today, anyway.  I guess we could start a betting pool as to when Larry will show up this evening.  He keeps working late, which I don't mind so much as the fact that he's in utter denial as to how late he is actually coming home.  I mentioned something this morning about his 9 PM arrival time home last night.

"I left work at 8!" Larry insisted.

"Well, you must have hit a lot of traffic, then," I told him. "I called home at 8:55 and David said you weren't home yet."

"I was home by 8:30!"

"Look! Right here on the Caller ID - you called from work at 8:32."

"Really?"

"Really."

"Oh."  He walked away shaking his head, still clearly puzzled.

Denial is no match for technology.





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7 comments:

  1. I'm like that with time & technology. However, I'd like to move my denial over to politics... and the goings-on in Egypt and elsewhere spurred on by some crazy fools. Ugh. I'm pretty sure I banged my head on the table when I saw the headlines.

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  2. Ha! I always love it when I can prove (by means other than my direct and accurate knowledge) that I am actually right and my husband is actually wrong!

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  3. Oh, the times my husband and I are thrusting our phones at each other--"See, I sent the text at 3:07 p.m." and "See, I never got your . . . never mind." I will let you guess which one of us speaks which line.

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  4. Nabbed by Caller ID! Too bad it's not that easy to make the politicians climb out of Denial.

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  5. I'm very happy with the weather these days. Drop the temps another 10 degrees and I'll be darn near euphoric.

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  6. My husband is always experiencing a time warp like that.

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  7. LOL!! My husband is a workaholic. He swears he leaves work "right after" he calls me, but inevitably he doesn't get home until an hour later. Their sense of time is warped by the idea that 8 seconds is 5 minutes.

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