Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Other Questions ...

... that I should have asked before "Will you marry me?"

  • Do you know how to open trash-can liners whenever you put them in the can so that the next person to throw trash in there doesn't have to dig through coffee grounds to pull the liner back over the lip of the can? I mean, heck, if I can remember to put the seat down an extremely high percentage of the time, what's so hard about swooshing the trash liner so that it fills with air before you shove it into the can?

  • Can you see the cause and effect relationship between feeding neighborhood cats in the garage and the garage smelling of cat urine?

  • Can you coil an extension cord and hang it up so it doesn't tangle? Given thirty-one years of practice, do you think you might be able to learn?

16 comments:

joyce said...

What? you want me to try to coil the extension cords perfectly? I thought you enjoyed doing it, and I doubted my ability to do it perfectly, as when I did try, you could somehow always tell...

joyce said...

Putting a trash can liner in the can isn't enough? Wow. Who knew? Here I thought I was doing good by remembering that step---escpecially when your hands are full of weeds or stickers and you are headed to the outside trash can...

joyce said...

Yes, I am a softy when it comes to the cute outdoor kitties frolicking in the yard. I guess I am getting used to the smell of cat pee. I think the leopard-patterned little guy wants to adopt us. But, he is a tripper---as in, here, let me lay at your feet so you can scratch my belly...

joyce said...

Tools---you shoulda given me a tool test. I did not know a flat head from a phillips. I did not know a needle nose from a blunt nose. I did not know a wrench from a winch. I did not know a band saw from a circular saw. I did not know a mitre box from a tool box.

joyce said...

And you shoulda given me a math and grammar test!!! What would be some basic math questions??

And what would be some basic grammar questions---would you versus could you?

Jerry said...

It's just a little late, isn't it?

I know that if I was to bring any of those to your sister's attention that she would give me an earful.

joyce said...

Jerry---are you a coward? Ask her whatall she wishes she had asked you before...

it might come in handy in future pre-marital counseling, eh?

Bob said...

Joyceee--
You do put up with a lot. It's your turn to blog about what surprises came with marrying me.

Bob said...

Jerry--
It's not my fault you married into this family.

Missy said...

I think you are being a little tough! I think she should post her questions! LOL

Gradual Dazzle said...

Yeah, I'm not sure we want to hear what Joyce wishes SHE'D asked YOU before saying "Yes."

Gladys said...

First question - Yes. I also know to tie the top so that it is secured.

Two - The Coyotes eat the cats so that kind of cures the no feeding cats.

Three - Yes I also know who to coil the water hose and the rope so that they don't tangle and how to wrap up the ratchet straps so that they are ready to unwind and hook across the trailer.

Oh and just so you know I also coil my hair dryer cord just like when I bought it and my mixer cord.

Oh I have to go they say the psychologist will see me now.

Bob said...

Gladys--
Wow! But surely, you must have some flaws. (We could use a coyote or two.)

Gradual Dazzle--
Joyce's list is endless. I definitely got the better end of this bargain.

Missy--
But if Joyce did that, I'd never get any sympathy.

Bag Blog said...

I'd better write those down so as to find just the right husband for our daughter :) Toby just made sure I could carry my end of the couch since we moved so much. I can also swing a hammer, rachet strap down supplies, drive the tractor, back a horse trailer...and I taught my daughter to do those things too. But don't give me a math test or talk to me about the futures market or insurance.

Mrs. JP said...

Joyce,,,I think he's asking to much :O)

Bob said...

Mr JP--
Inquiring minds want to know...

Bag Blog--
Finding a guy worthy of Jesse may be tough.