January 29, 2019

The perfect "storm"

Today found me heading home around lunch time - we have been without a dishwasher for weeks now and today was the day that it was to be raised from the dead.

Early this morning, I received a call from Man-Child.  He'd called in sick and was headed this way for a doctor's appointment a mile up the road.  He wanted to have lunch after his appointment; which would only work if I could be home between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm.  We agreed to see how it worked out.

Turns out, as I was headed toward the house, he was just leaving the doctor...not quite enough time for lunch - as he wasn't hungry just yet - as he is suffering from a possible sinus infection coupled with a tough of the Norovirus.  So we met at the house and played some cards; rummy to be specific.

As he has the ability to see "three steps ahead" he won that first round handily.  I then fed him a sandwich and he took a nap.

Then, prior to dinner, he called for a re-match.  And this was tweeted out...

And then he won the second game...

And, there you go.  When you can't beat a six-year old at checkers; don't try to beat a twenty-four year old at cards.

And it's true...there's no one else I'd rather lose too...even if he is smug about it!  But that next game?  That one is mine!


  1. I sure hope MC gets better soon. I had that Norovirus once a few years back and it was memorable for its intensity. And I know you'll win the next hand! :-)

  2. I am assuming you 'won' by getting your dishwasher up and running again while enjoying time with Man Child? Nothing worse than when an appliance goes down. Sounds like a fun afternoon. I guess he didn't feel sick enough to be smug.