Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Cat's Away


Things I do when my husband is out of town for the evening:
  • Wear those jeans I like even though I haven't had them hemmed yet and have to roll them up, which he thinks makes me look shorter and dumpier than I am;
  • Wear that sweater that I love and he hates;
  • Eat takeout Thai food for dinner instead of cooking;
  • Write blog posts instead of, say, making the bed;
  • Plan to stay up late finishing a short story;
  • Instead stay up late watching a movie that we both love, but that we've both seen a billion times (I have a higher threshold for re-viewing than he does);
  • Miss him terribly.

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  1. Just throwing it out there, writing blog posts is much more fun than making beds, and, arguably, much more productive. But that's just my opinion.

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  2. Awwww! Love the illustration.

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  3. LOL! Enjoy the evening :) Eat Thai, drink wine, be merry and wear whatever takes your fancy :)

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  4. I only make my bed when my mother is coming over. And sometimes not even then. Someday I will be the person who makes her bed. But today is not that day.

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  5. Dominique, I'm right there with you, but I can see how a nicely made bed makes for a more relaxing experience when returning from a long day at the office...

    And eating garlic we can fortunately do together.

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  6. Since right now my wife is working out of the house and I'm not, I "make" the beds, but not like she ever would-- at least they're kind of passable. Usually I eat at home, but sometimes I will go out for some take out of something she normally wouldn't like. And if I'm in the mood I might play music louder than I would when she's here. But it's alway nice to see her when she gets home.

    Lee
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  7. Last one is the best.... followed by the thai food. :P

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  8. When my husband is away I eat sushi. He hates sushi. And I watch Underworld. He hates vampire movies.

    Really, that's about it. Not bad considering we've been living together for umpty-zillion years. I can contain my sushi-vampire needs the rest of the time when he's around. It's a small price to pay for his good company.

    Enjoy the late-night-pants-rolling writing time, though. Sometimes it's good to miss the one you love. Then when they return you can get right back to the taking-for-granted thing.

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