This should have been drafted and posted yesterday as was my intention when I awoke. However in the midst of my normal morning reverie and contemplation of the divine gift that is coffee (one of the ways I know God loves me and wants me not to kill every other one of his creations I encounter on any given day) I got a call from General Molly who had been at work for a scant 2 hours at this point informing me she was on her way home and we were going to be on our way to South Padre Island for Father’s Day weekend no later than noon.
Now if your married like me and have been for any length of time you know that the easiest way to deal with a situation like this when a woman gets one of their spontaneous ideas is to snap too and say “Aye-Aye Ma’am!” putting everything you had planned on the back burner immediately ‘lest it be used for your funeral pyre…before your even dead.
Unfortunately this occasionally means shorting a good friend his accolades in favor of an attempt at the mythical questing beast known as domestic harmony.
Anyway 15 years ago yesterday Sunday June 17th 2001, our guest of honor got the skewed notion that people he knew would like it if he were to start infliction his notion of humor and view point of socially/politically significant topics of the day.
Fifteen years. Fifteen long years and while he’s slowed down somewhat he still hasn’t stopped talking!
God willing, it will be another fifteen before he does too!
Happy Anniversary my friend and sorry it’s a day late.
Now if you’ll excuse me I have to run back to relaxing before I’m caught at my lap top and catch all kinds of hell from all manner of wimmen folk.