Sometimes I wax lyrical about my wife.
ME: “You are the apple of my eye… the orange of my ear… the kiwi of my nose… the — ”
DEB: “The banana of your — Well, guess it goes without saying, huh?” <grins and walks off> “I am sooooo cute sometimes!”*
Sometimes she whacks back.
*When she zings me with a comment and looks totally self-satisfied, I will tell her, “You are sooooo cute sometimes!” Mostly because she is. She has this “cat that ate the canary” expression that is just a classic, with just the tip of her tongue sticking out between her teeth and a grin from ear to ear. If I ever figure out a way to capture that look it will be my new wallpaper on my phone.