Conversations With The Hubs

A glimpse into our everyday life…

Romantic Word Games

Me: Ok you have to summarize me in three words. They can be nouns, verbs, adjectives, short phrases, whatever. I’ll do the same for you and we’ll go back and forth. Okay Go.

Hubs: Ok. …….’Eats like bird.’

Me: What? …Tchh …’Farts.’

Hubs: ‘tchhh’

Me: What is that?

Hubs: That’s the noise you make when you’re annoyed.

Me: So that is one of my top three characterizations? *Kicks hubs*

Hubs: Toenails of death

Me: I thought we were going to say cute and romantic things about each other.

Hubs: Like what?

Me: Like how about “LOVING?!”

Long Silence.

Blonde Moment

Hubs: My barber said today that I’ll probably never go bald.

Me: Why not?

Hubs: Because I have really thick hair.

Me: What does that have to do with not going bald?

Hubs: I don’t know. My dad has the same hair as me and he didn’t go bald.

Me: Good point. Good point.

Hubs: And his dad didn’t go bald either.

Me: Yea, but your dad doesn’t have the same hair as your dad’s dad, so type of hair might not have anything to do with it.

Hubs: Well then I guess my dad inherited his thick hair from my grandmother.

Me: Which grandmother?

Hubs: I’m going to pretend you didn’t just ask me that.

Diaper Conversations

Me: Thanks for changing the baby’s diaper hun. Did you have any trouble with it?

Hubs: No, I did the daddy fold.

Me: Oh, so you pad folded it instead of neat folding it? Yea, I’m really sorry that flat diapers aren’t the most “daddy proof” diaper, but I really like them because they’re the cheapest. …Oh, but I don’t mean that they’re cheap in quality. I mean, we made a good investment when we got these. Even though flat diapers are like the simplest looking diaper and the least expensive, they’re actually one of the longest lasting, best quality type of diaper. They’re really absorbent too. So you can see why I bought mostly flat diapers when we went with cloth diapers. Even though they take a little bit more work to put on, they’re… *15 minute monologue*

Hubs: I know honey. I read your blog.

25 Things About Myself

Gee, I hate to always be talking about ME. I feel like such a narcissist. I mean, this is a blog, so I guess I’m supposed to, right? But it just feels weird..

In any case, I’m SO pleased to have all you new blog followers on board! So, I thought I’d tell you a little about the mama behind the blog, “Facebook Notes” style, with 25 Things About Myself. If you find, through reading this, that we have something in common, by all means, I’d love for you to leave a comment below and let me know. Or, if you decide that I’m a total loser, you can tell me that too. Ok, here goes…
  1. I’m a smallish-town girl who married a great guy and had two kids with him. (So far.)
  2. I definitely just ate a Kit Kat for breakfast. 
  3. I can name the 50 U.S. states in alphabetical order in under 20 seconds.
  4. The only thing that I’ll admit is nerdy about that is the fact that I asked the hubs to time me.
  5. I also have a fur baby. Ginger. People think she’s an oversized Yorkie. But she’s not. She’s a Cairn Terrier, like Toto from the Wizard of Oz. 
  6. My husband says I eat like a bird. I have no idea what that means. But if you ask him what one of my defining characteristics is, that’s the answer he’ll give you. I know because I just asked him. (I couldn’t think of 20 more things about myself.)
  7. I secretly aspire to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune.
  8. I am not allergic to anything at all whatsoever. One time, I had to go to the doctor to take an allergy test to see if I was allergic to anesthesia, and they put something on my arm that was like a control allergen, to make me have an allergic reaction that they could compare to. I wasn’t allergic to that either.
  9. When I read a book, I have to hold the book in a certain way so that it is barely open…so as to not bend back the binding too much. I learned this anal-ity from my dad. If I lend you one of my books to read, I’ll make you do it too. And if I see people reading with the pages turned all the way back and wrapped around to the other side so you can hold the book in one hand, I just want to puke.
  10. I like to cook, knit, crochet, and sew. If I owned pearls, I would probably wear them while I vacuumed. I am fully domesticated.
  11. In another life, I probably would have been an archaeologist. But not the Indiana Jones, killing world war two bad guys, “this belongs in a museum!” kind, unfortunately. (I’m not much of an out-doors-y person.) 
  12. I am perfectly comfortable in summer weather, up to about 90 degrees. I hate the air conditioner. This has been the source of most of the arguments between the hubs and I for 3 years.
  13. When I’m sick, I like to watch old movies and old TV shows, especially ‘I Love Lucy’ and ‘Bringing Up Baby’. I don’t know why, but it’s just really comforting to me. I think it’s because that’s what I used to do with my Mom whenever I was home sick as a kid.
  14. In order to win my husband in the early stages of our relationship, I pretended to like football so that I could have an excuse to see him on Monday nights. The funny thing is, now that we’re married, I really do like football! But I don’t understand a lick of it. 
  15. Most of my favorite movies are in some way connected with Nora Ephron and Rob Reiner. I didn’t do that on purpose. It just happened that way. 
  16. I’m pretty sure I contracted the swine flu last year. It was the first time in my life that I can remember having the flu. It was the worst few weeks of my entire life.
  17. I am really cheap. I once used a gift card at the Star Bucks drive through that had $.04 cents left on it. See this post.
  18. It is really hard to come up with 25 things about yourself.
  19. I think I might just change the title to “17 Things About Myself.”
  20. Oh! I just thought of one! I cloth diaper my kids! And I enjoy it! But I think you already knew that about me. 
  21. I like country music.
  22. I have never in my life been stung by a bee.
  23. Consequently, I’m scared to death of bees.
  24. As soon as I see a movie, I immediately forget most of it. I can enjoy a movie “for the first time” about 3 times before I start to know it too well. The hubs calls me “Dory.”
  25. Some of these things are really embarrassing. You are going to think I’m a lame-o. I think I have validation issues. Please leave a comment below and validate me. Thanks.