Friday I'm at work and all of a sudden my phone rings. It's my wife. She sounds panicked. "Hurry, go buy me some shoes!!", she says.
"I need you to go buy me a pair of shoes, right NOW...I need a pair of shoes!!! I mean right now; if you're not in a meeting or something, I really,
really, REALLY, need your help!!!", she says, on the brink of tears (seriously).
"Hon, what the hell is going on...shoes??? Really??? Why do you...."
(whispering now) "Bob, I looked down just a bit ago and I see I have two different colored shoes on!!! I need you to go get me some shoes!
I don't care what they look like, sandals, flip flops anything!",
she says in this mortified voice.
"WHAT??? You're kidding right, LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!! OMG...that is the funniest thing I've heard all week!!" (cracking up, smacking leg, spilling
"Okay, okay...calm down! I'll go buy you some shoes.", I say. And, off I go to buy the poor dear girl a pair of shoes.
So I get her a pair of shoes at the closest place I could find (no, I didn't buy her some stupid flip-flops!). I call her up and let her know I'm
coming to the rescue with the goods. She conjures up some secluded place to meet (I'm thinking, hey this could be GOOD!...but no, she just wants the
I show up and she's already there. She shows me her one black shoe and one blue, which she put on in the dark when she left for work. They were the
same shoe, just two different colors. Holding the shoes up over my head, I tell her, "before I give these to you, you gotta' let me take a picture,
"Oooookaaaaay, but you can't show anyone, promise?"
Me: (cracking up), "okay" (snort, snicker, snort)
I gave her the shoes, and got a sweet kiss out of the deal (so there's that). And we went back to work.
P.S. What I didn't tell her was....one time I did the EXACT same thing!!! (so I went into a shoe store in my socks...hey, at least they matched).
P.S.S. NO, I will not post the picture!
edit on 7/17/2016 by Flyingclaydisk because: (no reason given)