I should have known I was in for it, when my wife got up and was dressed before I was this morning, she's usually the night owl, and I'm usually the morning person. She was all smiles, and had coffee ready (I always make the coffee, since I'm the first one up)...uh-oh.. She had printed out several sheets of map quest maps... uh-oh...
Then she casually mentioned over breakfast about ESTATE SALES...oh...dear God...No...what to do? Panic!! I blanked...I had no response, she already knew I didn't have anything major planned for the day... AARGH! ok ok...we'll go to a sale or two, putter around a bit then we can do something else...ANYTHING else!
So being a good husband, I agreed!
SIX ESTATE SALES LATER!!!!
I'm dragging...I think lunch was missed at some point...I know breakfast was hours if not days ago...
She then says..."you know "our" favorite antique store? We are near it by chance"..."huh".. and it's going out of business this weekend!" Oh DEAR GOD!!!!
So being a good husband I drove to the store...it was PACKED with people. So we went inside.
While she shopped I wandered around...listless, I mean we'd been on the road for days? Hadn't we?? Dehydration was setting in...maybe there was a coke machine in this place...I set out to find a coke machine or a water fountain or maybe a rusty water faucet in the back alley!
Then I spotted them!!! a section of BOOKS!! and in amongst the romance novels and self help books I spotted them!!! Conan, Star Trek and best of all several Yellow Spined SCI FI DAW's!!! in Great condition!!! a whole stack of them!! FOR CHEAP.. .50 cents each!!!! I looked around...ready to deck anyone trying to come up and loot my find!!
They were mine all mine!!!
Man Cave and Brownie Points with the Missus for spending the day shopping! The moral of this story?
Being a Good Husband Pays off!! Woo Hoo!!!
Have a great Weekend!!