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    Got a text from my wife

    Apparently I left for work without saying good bye or giving her a kiss.

    I turned around.

    In my defense, our son was reading to me last night from Gus the Friendly Ghost, an old book my wife's from her childhood. He found a leaf pressed between the pages and he wanted me to give it to her.

    I set in on my sidetable and when I went in to say goodbye, it was laying there and I as I told her the story, I forgot to say goodbye or give her a kiss.

    In my defense, the leaf was somewhat shiny, as was the look on her face as she recalled the book and the leaf and the thoughfulness of our son.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    When I leave without saying goodbye to my wife (it has only happneded twice), I get a frantic phone call. My wife doesn't know how to text. I consider myself lucky.

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    Dood, seriously, refer to the 11th commandment - thou shalt not leave the house without giving the wife/SO a kiss and saying "I love you", at minimum. Drop and give me 20 Hail Chipcoms and 10 Our Couches.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Dood, seriously, refer to the 11th commandment - thou shalt not leave the house without giving the wife/SO a kiss and saying "I love you", at minimum. Drop and give me 20 Hail Chipcoms and 10 Our Couches.
    +1. I get reminded before I go down the back steps to the bike-- even if I was going to come back for the kiss in a second.
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    I leave at 430, wife still in bed = lucky me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Dood, seriously, refer to the 11th commandment - thou shalt not leave the house without giving the wife/SO a kiss and saying "I love you", at minimum. Drop and give me 20 Hail Chipcoms and 10 Our Couches.
    I just dropped 20 Chipcoms and 10 Couches for you y'all....
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zaneluke View Post
    I leave at 430, wife still in bed = lucky me.
    You are still obligated to kiss her sleeping forehead or cheek and whisper I love you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I just dropped 20 Chipcoms and 10 Couches for you y'all....
    that must have taken at least 3 flushes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I just dropped 20 Chipcoms and 10 Couches for you y'all....
    Flush twice, it's a long way to Modo's kitchen
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    From the sounds of things some of you guys must have standing accounts at the florists and chocolatiers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    Flush twice, it's a long way to Modo's kitchen
    yep....Chip loves my cooking.

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    Chipped beef with couch potato salad..... mmmmmmmmm not so much
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    and this was supposed to be a sweet thread.... ah foo, poop or sex in 10 posts never fails.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Chipped beef with couch potato salad..... mmmmmmmmm not so much
    veggie liberal wuss
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    and this was supposed to be a sweet thread.... ah foo, poop or sex in 10 posts never fails.
    hey, you're the guy who turned a cold shoulder to his sainted wife due to Foo-inflicted Alzheimer's, bucko!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Wayull, last Tuesday for the first time in nearly 18 years of marriage, I failed to notice it just happened to be my Dear Wife's birthday. I didn't notice until midday when I wrote a check and realized the date. However in my defense...crap, no, I got nothin'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Connell View Post
    Wayull, last Tuesday for the first time in nearly 18 years of marriage, I failed to notice it just happened to be my Dear Wife's birthday. I didn't notice until midday when I wrote a check and realized the date. However in my defense...crap, no, I got nothin'.
    I remember my wifes birthday because she was born on the 6th day of the month in 1966. All I have do is remember the correct month and sign of the beast. she is not pleased with my memory trick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    born on the 6th day of the month in 1966. All I have do is remember the correct month and sign of the beast.

    Hmm. Both my younger brother and my brother-in-law's wife were born on that day (exact same day, actually). I will have to remind them. Thanks!

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    Must be a Canuckistani thing but we can never say hello or goodbye with just one kiss.

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    After 29 years, when hubby leaves before I wake up, I count locking the front door behind him as a caring gesture!
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