THE CRANKY OLD MAN
Random thoughts and stuff from a cranky old man. Humor (maybe)and satire, mostly stuff from a confused head.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Mrs. C is
not big on talking.
She does not like to
waste words.When I ask a question, she answers
with a head shake “no” or a nodding “yes.”Often she shakes or nods when I am not even looking. Often I get upset about this.
are not even going to answer, just at least say ‘F*ck You’ or anything
so I know you are just going to ignore me!”
when you ask a question LOOK.I don’t
like to waste words!”
had just said YES, you would have saved this whole discussion and a whole lot
And still I
to head shaking and nodding, Mrs. C employs an assortment of looks. She could write a book with a look.
There is the
eye roll look that says,
stupid can you be?”
There is the
impatient stare that says, “I’m waiting.”
Thenthere is the Italian look, “The Maloik,”
or Evil eye.
If you are married to an
Italian or have an Italian mother, you know this look.I don’t like “The Maloik.”
I got a new look.
Mrs. C likes
her morning nap.We have a routine.I have breakfast and she watches “Perry Mason”
on TV.I come upstairs with a cup of
coffee and watch Perry force a court room confession out of the least likely
suspect.I go downstairs to play guitar
and Mrs. C adjusts my pillow to her morning nap position.
She does not nap without my pillow in her
morning nap position.
I overstayed my cup of coffee.I was
wrapped up reading and laughing at Magical Mystical Mimi’s “Missed-connection