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So last night I stop at the grocery store, picking up dinner. I see that callalilies are on sale, so I pick one up for my woman.

Men know (smart men know) to do this crap occasionally. Even though I consider it a waste, since it will die in say, 30 days, and I'll be out $8, she'll like it and it will 'beautify the house' or some crap. Whatever, it makes her happy and it's one of those small things you do.

So I give it to her. She's thrilled, and starts watering it, primping it, and finding a 'spot' for it (and here I woulda just plunked it on a random table). I go out to grill.

I come in with beflammed chicken, and she has a box on the table. She goes, "you always do these nice things so I got you a present, I just didn't know when to give it to you". I take off my belt, and she assures me that isn't the present, damn the luck.

I open the box. It's a Colonial Homer and Lurleen playset, complete with trailer home. She got it off Ebay, since it's a limited edition/already sold out dealie. I didn't even know it was out. She snuck downstairs and checked the collection to make sure I didn't have it.

My wife rocks.

Sunrunner4
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