July 27, 2010

Some Acting Skills Required

Filed under: My Funny Valentine — Ann @ 6:08 pm

How to make a little fun at home: Supposing your spouse or partner is in the living room, oh, say, at the computer, and you’re in the kitchen making final dinner preparations. When announcing to said SoP the time remaining until the meal is ready, walk in and say loudly, “Six of your Earth minutes left until –” and then stop abruptly and look stricken before recovering your smile and saying with a blank smile, “I mean, six minutes ’til dinner.”

He howled.


  1. … and I’m /still/ chuckling.

    Comment by Neal Ross Attinson — July 27, 2010 @ 6:57 pm

  2. you are awesome! I gotta try that on my poor husband.

    Comment by Alana — July 27, 2010 @ 8:06 pm

  3. I’ll try it. Dollars to donuts I get a whince in response. (is that how you spell it? Whince?)

    Comment by Ransom Stephens — July 27, 2010 @ 8:30 pm

  4. Oh that was good, Ann. :-)

    Comment by Laura Bohler — July 27, 2010 @ 10:53 pm

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