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Mercury The Trickster In Actual Life

Mercury The Trickster In Actual Life


Mercury trickster This can be a sequence of posts, I wrote in 2007. Actual life vignettes. Get pleasure from!

~ One ~ Mercury The Trickster

My husband and I on the cellphone circa 2007. We’re speaking a few time I attempted to kill him (and his crotch) with a bike helmet. He was dancing with a lady, proper in entrance of me. The actual fact I used to be dancing with a person, proper in entrance of him, was not think about my thoughts.

“That helmet factor… you had these two large guys. They have been going that will help you,” he stated. “And also you informed them, no man. It’s okay. We’re okay. Not a minute later, you’re swinging that helmet at me.”

I laughed.

“You have been making an attempt to catch me off guard, however I by no means let my guard down,” he stated. “You don’t bear in mind this, do you?”

“No,” I stated, because the reminiscence pale in.

“Effectively I do. It’s okay. We’re okay. However I didn’t drop my guard as a result of I understand how tough you’re.”

I laughed.

“I’d performed blackjack with you, couple occasions,” he stated.

I roared.

“Yeah. And my poor compatriots. You’d come on the bottom and play with them too. All candy and harmless Elsa, you’d are available in there and take them for his or her nickels and dimes. No matter they’d, you’d take it.”

I simply shook my head. I used to be 17, and busted! 😛

~ Two~ Need Some Pancakes With That?

My husband awoke in the future in our condo. I used to be sitting on the mattress. We have been each youngsters. 17 and 19. He appeared on the clock and he was late.

“Els! It’s 6:07! What are you doing!” He was panicked. “Why didn’t you wake me up! Have a look at the time.”

“Oh. Effectively you appeared so drained,” I stated, all candy and loving. “You appeared too drained to get up. I don’t suppose it is best to go to work as we speak. You’re simply too drained for that.”

“What! What are you speaking about!?!” He was incredulous.

“Yeah, you’re drained. Hey! Why don’t you simply name in sick? Why don’t you? You don’t appear like you bought sufficient sleep to me. I say, name ’em and let’s simply keep dwelling and lay in mattress all day so you will get some relaxation. The cellphone’s proper there,” I stated, brightly.

He was up away from bed getting dressed. He was flingin’ garments. One thing about “formation” or possibly a “bugle”. I used to be grinning.

“Are you kidding me? Are you out of your thoughts? Name who? The Navy? Whats up, Navy? Is that this you! I’m drained. I’m not coming in as we speak!”

He stopped and turned to have a look at me. “Are you loopy? You don’t name in sick to the navy! They’ll put your ass in jail!” he yelled, earlier than turning again to frantically search for his second shoe. “The place’s my socks! Els, get me some socks!”

I put the socks in his hand.

“Jail? Oh come on. Don’t you suppose that sounds somewhat excessive? Name in sick in the future and also you go to jail? I discover that tough to imagine. So would you like some pancakes? I requested.

“Pancakes?” He was actually in shock.

“Yeah. When you’re going to work drained, you positively higher eat. However it could be even higher in the event you simply known as in sick…”

“I can’t name in sick, Els! Bye! Love you,” he stated as he ran out the door with one shoe in his hand.

I laughed my ass off.

He made it in with like a minute to spare. He needed to put his shoe on at a stoplight on his bike. And to today, he thinks I used to be severe. Yeah. He’s gone round for twenty years telling this story about his fool civilian girlfriend who informed him to name in sick to the navy.

~ Three ~ The Well-known Musician, What’s His Face?

paganiniI messed with Scott too. Scott s a excessive falutin’ pianist. I’m after all, a dipshit.

We have been hanging out in the future… a kind of days once you by no means get away from bed. And we have been speaking about every part and music got here up.

Now granted, Scott is a complete connoisseur. Nonetheless, he’s additionally a idiot. The dialog went like this.

“Blah, blah, blah, Paganini,” he stated

“Paga-who?” I stated.

“Paganini,” He stated.

“Paaag… Paaagg… what did you say?”

“Paganini,” he stated with a smile spreading throughout his face. ‘What? You possibly can’t say Paganini?” He launched into a strong speech about how nice he was.

“Um… yeah properly I feel I can. Positive, I can say it. Um… Paga… parmesan?” I stated with a hapless smile.

He roared. “I can’t imagine it! What am I doing with a girl who can’t even say Paganini’s title? Who would imagine this? Nobody!”

I shook my head. “Effectively, wait. Let me strive once more,” I stated humbly.

“Effectively, yeah. Why don’t you. Paganini was an excellent musician and everybody ought to be capable of say his title.”

“Oh. Effectively, okay. Paga… paga… paganoozi,” I stated. “I imply, paga… what was it once more?”

He finally gave up. And yup. To today he thinks I can’t pronounce Paganini.

Actually once I informed him fifteen years after the truth that I used to be simply messing with him that day, he didn’t imagine me.

~4 ~ Catch Me If You Can

My husband and I on the cellphone, circa 2006. He was speaking about one thing, I don’t bear in mind what.

“Effectively, you’re the sensible one,” I stated.

“Proper. And what’s that make you? The dumb one?” He laughed.

“Yep. I such as you pondering that. I would like you satisfied,” I stated. “That manner I can disavow duty if one thing goes fallacious. If something dangerous occurs, it may be your fault. Effectively gee. How did you let that occur? Good as you’re it is best to have seen that coming. How do you suppose you missed…”

“Who’s it you suppose you’re speaking to?” he requested, interrupting.

“Er… the sensible one.”



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