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Friday, May 6, 2011

the wife is ALWAYS right :)



I am working yesterday, finishing this teapot and is there is a series of thumps on the door and the wife blows in
"hey lookit that!" she sez "cool! I am gonna get the camera!" and I make no objection, so she rushes out to find the camera and shortly returns.
I am there at the wheel holding this wet noodle of a handle. It is like walking on thin ice AND up on a tightrope without a net. You have to be wicked careful and concentrate or you will die a horrible death. Well, the handle will break, fall off, look funny, whatever. You get the idea.
So, I am concentrating and the wife is like snapping a pic and then she is COMING IN REAL CLOSE and I am like
"If you're taking a pic, step back so the flash doesn't blast me!" and she is like
"no! that isn't my vision, I need to get in close! stop bossing me around!!!!" and I am like
"this is delicate, I need to focus, and you think I am bossing YOU AROUND?"
and she stomps off in a bit of a huff. You know how marriage is: WHO IS BOSSING WHOM around? That daily question, that daily balancing act. The formula is, of course, that the wife is always right.

Handle survived, teapot survived, life is good.

I am on the road doing important things. Catch you Sunday :)

14 comments:

Capital M said...

Well, we got YOUR side of the story. You're welcome for the photos already ;-D

kcinnova said...

Hahaha, you've got the formula right: the wife is always right (but we pretend that the husband is once in a while).

Happy Trails! :)

bartster said...

An acquaintance of mine used to say he thought it wise to give his spouse "a good listening to" from time to time:)

Knight said...

Important Things!
Can't wait to hear M's side ;)

Lori Buff said...

Happy wife = happy life

Gary's third pottery blog said...

her side is: I was bossy :)

Gary's third pottery blog said...

gotta make that lady some cookies!

Jay said...

Yeah, make cookies to make it all right again. ;-)

George and Maureen Johnson said...

Oh cookies would work for me! lol lol :) Have a great time! Love the Pot! :)

Busy Bee Suz said...

The sooner that men learn this bit of news...the better.
Have a great weekend.
Suz

Joyful Things said...

Her: What on the TV?
Him: Dust.
and then it all began

(when will they learn!)

Reverend Awesome said...

Maude is right. Of course. She had a vision! Cookies are always the answer!

Susan in the Boonies said...

Of COURSE she is! :-D

cookingwithgas said...

awww- a good huff and puff is good to clear the air.
i love a good fight because make up is always good!
You love bunnies you!

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