Thursday, December 20, 2012
Marriage 501, Lecture 124: Bells and whistles
This morning, SH forgot to put a filter in the coffee maker before he made his coffee. Which meant I got to interrogate him mercilessly, asking him why, why, WHY? did he do that? WHY?
To which he replied, Is this what it's like when I give you a hard time?
To which I answered, You bet your bippy. Why, WHY, WHY? would you not use a filter?
And he said, Well at least I didn't hit the curb with the wheel.
And I roll my eyes.
And here I interject something completely unrelated but just occurred to me. SH and I went out to eat last night - our usual end of the year dash to use all our groupons and city tins before they expire - and the waiter had a tattoo on his forearm that said, "I am going to die."
Which I thought, Well yeah. We all are. Is this something you keep forgetting?
And when I asked SH what he thought about the tattoo, he asked, What tattoo? Because he hadn't even noticed!
How can you not notice such a tattoo?
SH might be a better driver than I am, but he's a bad noticer of things.
So anyhow. After SH cleaned the coffee maker - have you seen what happens when you don't use a filter? It is not pretty, he said
SH: I wish I had bought that coffee maker the other day.
Me: But I thought you didn't want it.
SH: But - it has all kinds of settings on it. I wanted to experiment with it!
Me: Oh Lord.