Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Marriage 701, Lecture 567: Cookies/cookie jar

SH: Hey! Did you have some of my non-pareils?*

Me: Yes.

SH: Hey! Non-nonpareil eater!

Me: I had two. [out of a two-pound bag]

SH: Do you wonder how I know?

Me: Because I don't close the bag right.

SH: Yes! You don't close the bag the same way I do!

Me: Nope.

SH: Maybe I shouldn't be wasting my mental energy on things like that?

* Which is the only present his mom sends him that he likes. She sends a bottle of maple syrup every Christmas, even though we live in a place where it is possible to get good local maple syrup. As in, she pays to ship a liquid bottle in glass. SH has given up on trying to talk to her about her gift-giving habits.

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