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Scene from a Mixed-Politics Marriage

My Wife, Doing the New York Times Crossword Puzzle: “I know you’re just going to say something funny, but 32-Down, Democrats Fight It.” Me: “Reality.” My Wife: “Crap! That actually fits!”

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A Married Conversation About Our Current Cricket Infestation

“I just had a terrible thought.” “What’s that?” “What if those aren’t really crickets we keep finding in the house?” “They’re crickets.” “But what if they’re some weird kind of roach we’ve just never seen before?” “They’re crickets.” “But what … Continue reading

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A Married Conversation About the World Cup

“Is the World Cup over yet? For the love of God, is it over?!” “This was just the first round.” “This thing has rounds?!”

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A Married Conversation About the Pizza-Welfare State

“Is that the piece I was eating?” “It was just sitting there.” “I was going to finish that.” “But it was just sitting there.” “I thought you might see it, ask if I still wanted it, and then bring it … Continue reading

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A Married Conversation While Playing Left 4 Dead

“What are you doing?! Get back in the helicopter!” “But Francis and Bill need help!” “Leave ’em! They’re just NPCs!”

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A Married Conversation About Page Layout and Design

“Does this look off to you?” “It looks fine to me.” “You don’t see that?” “See what?” “This. Right here.” “I’m not seeing it.” “But it’s right in front of you!” “Still not seeing it.” “How can you not see … Continue reading

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