We sat within our particular seats, suffering a barrage of vacation commercials whenever Santa unexpectedly showed up in the TV, gushing over some state-of-the-art vacuum that, in accordance with him, ended up being the right Christmas time present.
“We require a brand new vacuum,” my wife stated.
“Great,” I responded. “i would like some more gift suggestions for you personally.”
“You’re not receiving me personally that for xmas,” she said.
“It violates ‘The Rule.’”
Oh, yes, The Rule. A decree that, if our wedding had been a written agreement used by a lawyer, would read the following:
Those cool little omelet flippers, and even diamond encrusted, decorative lamps under no circumstances will husband present wife at Christmas with ANY product containing an electrical cord, including, but not limited to: vacuums, hair dryers, blenders. Violation of said guideline can lead to immediate return of gift to offending retail establishment and short-term disruption of interaction, herein called the ‘silent therapy.’
Incidentally, The Rule does not connect with her while shopping for my getaway wish list. Continúa leyendo Is It Okay To Purchase Your Wife A Roomba For Christmas Time?