Sunday, December 12, 2010

Lack Of Contact High

Mrs F stumbles into the kitchen after a bad few hours with a nightmaring Baby (I think one was about cookies... fyi).

"Jabber Jabber Jabber." says Mr F

"jabber jabber jabber jabber jabber..." He continues, into infinity, always maintaining a 3 foot radius around me.

(If you know Mr F you know the man can talk... and he doesn't do it quietly)

"You are very talkative this morning." Mrs F manages, after listening for a good 20 straight minutes, while trying to measure coffee.

"Well, that's because I've been up for 2 hours with no one but the cat... jabber, jabber, jabber, jabber...." Mr F responds.

"Yeah. I get it." Mrs F says.

"When someone says that you are very talkative... it means... Stop Talking."Mrs F explains.

"Ooooh. I get it." Mr F says through a mouth of toothpaste (in the kitchen people...).

"Apparently, you don't." Mrs F replies.

6 comments:

malpas said...

Why three feet? Does this have a special significance?

TotallyFried said...

This is hilarious! You guys are funny

carrie said...

Toothpaste in the kitchen. I love it.

Smitty said...

Does the 3-feet having something to do with the overall length of your reach, unarmed? Like, subconsciously, he knows that if he maintains a 3-foot zone around you, and you have nothing else in your hands that otherwise extends that reach, he will survive?

Mrs Furious said...

malpas,
He's just a natural hoverer. He has, with time, learned to give me a tiny bit of space (arm length). But I am a walking flesh magnet, between Mr F, the kids, and the cat... someone is always in touching distance.

Smitty,
Ha! Yes. He's just that inch past the danger zone.

P/F said...

My husband does this to me too. This morning he was in the other room rambling away - he didn't seem to care that I couldn't hear a word he was saying. After walking into the kitchen and trying to grab onto a thread of the 'conversation' I said, "Do you have to use ALL of the words?" Thankfully this made him laugh AND stop talking.

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