Chat with Deb—Catalog Stuff For Dennett
And Captain Argentina, of course
Louise Peacock put out a request for W&W writers to post something for Dennett while she’s going through Stuff.
I’m sure Louise was thinking about pretty photos and poetry and such (Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle did a nice job of that). Yeah, well, me & Deb, we make snarky remarks about catalogs we get in the mail. Sorry, Louise, it’s how we roll.
DEB: While I do not need it¹, this t-shirt would be perfect for me: “When I ask for directions, please do not use complicated technical terms like ‘EAST’” Because that’s to the right, right? Correct? “SOUTH” is down?
ME: This is why Siri repeats everything three times for you when a turn is coming up, Debster. “I recently bought a toilet brush. It did not have directions. Long story short, I’ve gone back to toilet paper.” That’s a good point, why don’t those things have directions?
DEB: There’s… It’s… Oh, here’s a pretty night shirt: “Dear Brain, night time is for sleeping, not solving world problems.” Actually, that needs to be on a sign. That glows. And is attached to the ceiling over our bed.
ME: Here’s one that’s perfect for Dennett: “TWO STEPS TO HAPPINESS: 1. Get a d🐾g; 2. Get more d🐾gs.” But cats also work, for some people.
DEB: “Am I working from home, or living at work?” This has not been a question since we retired, but I know sooo many people who can empathize!
ME: “I just sold my homing pigeon. For the 17th time.” Y’know, if you find a proven money-maker, why not stick with it?
DEB: “I never run with scissors. (Okay, those last two words were unnecessary.)” Um, yeah?
ME: “JUSTICE IS BEST SERVED COLD. If served warm, it’s justwater.” Well, obviously!
DEB: “One day you’re young and happy, then suddenly you have a favorite pharmacy.” They usually have the kind of gum I like, what’s wrong with that?
ME: Absolutely nothing, my love! Okay, I don’t know that they’d have a place to put this sign, but it’s perfect for Dennett and Captain Argentina: “In case you forgot to remind yourself today… Your SMILE lights up the room, your MIND is insanely cool, you are WAY MORE than enough, and you are doing an amazing job at LIFE.”
DEB: Maybe we can just pass along the sentiment to them, Jackster!
¹Deb and I have problems buying gifts for each other, so we tend to jump at any hints we might get. Hence our need to make sure (absolutely sure, 100% positive) that our partner knows when something is NOT a hint. At all.
We do this sort of thing around this time of year: