<sigh> And this is where Deb & I differ.

DEB: I just said Hi! What’s wrong with saying hello?

ME: And then you asked how she was doing…

DEB: That’s just a figure of speech!

ME: And she proceeded to tell you…

DEB: How was I supposed to know?!

ME: And now you know all about her sick mother *and* how cute her dog is *and* her allergies…

DEB: Okay, I think I see what I did wrong there. Won’t happen again.

I also blame myself. I never remember to fake the incoming phone call with an urgent need to depart (“Honey! Containment failed and the house is leaking radioactivity! We need to go!”) until after it’s all over.

Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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