Let’s rewind to Tuesday…12:30ish pm (I’m at home eating lunch, Big Guy calls) - Hey. (Big Guy) - Hey! How are you? (yes, very typical thus far) - Great. I’m in the top three. (Big Guy) - What are you talking about? (me, verrrrrrrrrry confused) - Clay shooting. (Big Guy) - Excuse me? I thought you were working. (me, still confused) - I am. It’s called networking. (Big Guy) - (me, speechless)
Does anyone else every try to spell “speechless” with a “peach” in the middle?7:23pm Tuesday night (I’m just returning home from working late.) - I won an award. (Big Guy – very excited) - That’s great. I’m hungry. (me. hungry.) - Don’t you want to know what it’s for? (Big Guy, heartbroken) - What did you win an award for? (me. still hungry.) - Clay shooting. (Big Guy) - Oh yea, that think you called “work.” (me. hungry.) - Where can we hang it? (Big Guy – still excited) - Anywhere you want. (me. hungry. not really listening anymore.) 7:32pm Tuesday night (The stove is turned on and we’re making dinner.) - I won an award today. (Big Guy) - I know. Do you want to show me again? (me. trying not to break his heart, even though I’m still hungry.) - I got an award for clay shooting. (Big Guy) - Want me to take a picture? (kind of sarcastic, kind of serious,
Obviously, a picture was taken.
That, my friends, is a typical conversation for us two. I’m usually hungry and he’s, well, usually enlightening me about something interesting in the world.