Disorganized and Burning Bridges

 

 

I don’t always have a theme for these posts.

 

Han Solo "I know"

 

I can’t apologize for this without explaining why, and I can’t explain why without giving you this example, from this morning, of a typical conversation between me and my husband.  Note that we can’t even seem to agree on the topic, and I honestly can’t remember what it was he suggested (but it was probably something for the car, which just cost us money and now I’m mad at it).

 

HIM:  I just think it would be a good idea
ME:  I agree. Let’s do that, with our millions. You’ve got that winning lotto ticket, right?
HIM:  No
ME:  You LOST it? Jesus!
HIM:  I never had it. I’m sorry.
ME:  You know, that is so typical of you, to not win the lottery
HIM:  It is. Just like EVERYONE ELSE.
ME:  (mocking) “Just like everyone else.”  Oh, and if “everyone else” jumped off a bridge, would you?
HIM:  Probably. Because that would mean the bridge was on FIRE.
ME:  No, dammit… correlation and causation… remember stats?
HIM:  People jumping off the bridge doesn’t light it on fire, they’re jumping off because of the fire.
ME:  You don’t know. Maybe they’re bungee jumpers, and it’s some sort of bungee jumping club, but you’re just walking across the bridge because you’re a random hiker and you don’t have a bungee cord.
HIM:  People jumping off a bridge is a pretty good indicator that the bridge is on fire.
ME:  … Do you assume there’s a fire just because you see people jumping? No, you stop and watch and see what’s what first. Maybe it’s a cult and this is their ritual suicide.
HIM:  Bungee cords won’t help them, because the cords will just burn up in the fire.
ME:  Not these cords. They’re flame-retardant.
HIM:  That’s not a thing!

 

 

asking google, are bungee cords flammable

I am not the only one with this question

 

 

 

 

 

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