Me: (cutting up a salad) Robert: I think I want to take you out. Me: Uhhh... do you mean for lunch, or are you planning to kill me? Robert: I haven't decided yet.
Background -- sometimes musicians refer to woodwinds simply as "winds," which can be a little confusing because technically brass instruments are also "winds." I normally use the term "winds" to mean both woodwinds and brass, but this is not universal... Continue Reading →
Robert: You know, you have an abnormally low threshold for tolerating inefficiency, impracticality, and general dumb-assery. I'm taking this as a compliment, just sayin'.
Me: (happily unloading groceries, proud of myself for coming home early enough to interact with Robert and help with some chores he normally completes uncomplaining and alone) Robert: (squeezing past me in the pantry doorway) *sigh* Me: (unloading more groceries... Continue Reading →
(Dinner conversation -- while I was eating something involving salsa) Robert: I am really enjoying this book I'm reading. Me: Let me guess: historical fiction? or perhaps music history? Robert: Mid-to-Late 18th Century Viennese Music History. Me: Wow, that's pretty... Continue Reading →
McD's employee at drive-thru window: "Here's your food. I'm sorry about your wait." Me: "I'm sorry about it too, but I intend to eat this anyway." Get it? Wait/weight....yeah, it blew right past her. #whennobodygetsyourhumor