Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Marriage 401, Lecture 712: Sexy is as sexy does
SH: I thought you took the polish off your nails.*
Me: I did. I repainted them myself.
SH: Oh. Yeah. You're not very good at that.
Me: It's my right hand. It looks bad because I'm right handed. Oh. Wait. My left hand looks bad, too. I guess I'm not very good at this.
SH: I wasn't looking for a glamor girl when I met you. Good thing.
Me: What were you looking for?
SH: I don't know.
Me: You probably weren't looking for me.
Me: So what happened?
SH: You were interesting and the [wxyz] was good.**
Me: And then you got stuck with me.
* From the birthday manicure I got with Kim in San Francisco.
** When my dad was dying, I asked him what had attracted him to my mom, thinking I would hear some deathbed wisdom. Instead, I got, "She was sexy."