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A Family Stare off Competition (standard:humor, 901 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 237/140Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Whatever you do to others has a way of coming back on you.
 



During the last several months, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage
and I have spent some quality time together. I'm assuming this is 
quality time, but I will have to get second opinion evidence about 
that. 

Overall, we have been enjoying our time together without any
interruptions, as usually is the case. My idea is to take advantage of 
the situation at hand, and taking advantage of this, we have been 
joyfully doing. 

In the beginning of our marital relationship, I thought I was the master
at taking advantage situations. I was happy about that because that's 
what a husband is supposed to do. I was soon to find out that this was 
not necessarily the case. I don't know how long this has been going on, 
but I discovered something in our relationship that I didn't know. 

We had just settled down to watch a movie together, and at the
commercial, I got up to go to the bathroom. As I was getting up, my 
wife said, “While you're up, could you get me a cup of coffee?” 

Without thinking, which is my modus operandi, I said, “Sure. I'll be
right back.” 

I went to the bathroom, then to the kitchen, got her a cup of coffee,
and took it in to her. 

“Thank you,” she said with her beautiful smile, “this will just hit the
spot.” 

I then made my coffee, settled down, and got back to the movie. I'm not
sure what the movie was, all the Hallmark movies are the same as far as 
I'm concerned. As long as my wife enjoys them, I enjoy them too. I try 
to follow the plot, but I sometimes get it confused and have to ask 
questions. 

“Aren't you watching?” she said after one of my questions. “It's the
lady in the blue dress that did it. Pay attention.” 

Then another commercial came. As I was getting up do something my wife
said, “While you're up, could you get me a refill on my coffee, 
please?” 

Following my MO, I picked up her coffee cup, went into the kitchen,
refilled it, did what I planned to do, and then brought it back to her. 


With the most infectious smile, she said, “Thank You, I really
appreciate this.” 

At this point, I did not really know what was behind that smile. 

The commercial was over, the movie resumed, and we were watching it
together. I tried to follow the plot as best I could, but after all, 
it's one of those woman movies, and a man has a hard time following 
along. At least this man does. 

The next commercial came, and my wife said, “While you're up, could you
bring me some cookies from the kitchen?” 

I got up, went to the kitchen, found the cookies, brought them back to
her, and she said, “Thank you, I appreciate this so much.” 

As I was walking to my chair, I tried to remember what I got up to do.
For the life of me, I could not figure out what I went into the kitchen 
to do or get. I sat down and thought about it for a moment. 

The movie came on, and I got engaged in it. 

At the next commercial, my wife said, “While you're up, could you bring
me some more cookies from the kitchen? They were delicious.” 

Again, I got up, went to the kitchen, got some more cookies, and brought
them back to her. Again she said, “Thank you, I appreciate this so 
much.” 



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