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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

SHUT YOUR PIE HOLE



I made them back to back.

Tacos and chili.

These are not my usual dinners for the man, who prefers chicken, but I wanted leftovers to take to Darling Daughter. She's a little overwhelmed right now with a new baby and toddler, and needs quick and easy meals she can feed to her family.

But the man wasn't too happy with tacos and chili two nights in a row, so he squawked about not having a "decent chicken dinner."

Then I broke the news.

Both the tacos and chili were made out of chicken.

Tonight: meatloaf.

11 Comments:

Blogger Tom from Brick said...

You've got this relationship thing all wrong. It's supposed to be a two way street. You scratch his back and he scratches yours. There's nothing wrong with him pitching in, once in a while, doing some laundry, fixing a meal, running a vacuum, etc. Otherwise, you don't have a relationship, you've got a master/servant situation. You're too special to live like this. Tell Spud to get off his patooty and help out. Maybe he can even earn a different nickname. He needs to understand that he's not the only game in town.

Tue Aug 29, 12:36:00 PM  
Anonymous Norm said...

If he likes chicken that much, why doesn't he take you out to some elegant eatery, like KFC or Boston Chicken?

Tue Aug 29, 03:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

he knows you are on vacation and have a new grandson and daughter and granddaughter to help with..why isn't he preparing a steak feast for YOU? dump him..sounds like your Spud is a Dud!

Tue Aug 29, 06:20:00 PM  
Anonymous Hartster said...

Hey, if he doesn't want to eat, just drop off the food on the other side of town... us journalists are poor, you know? ;)

Tue Aug 29, 09:37:00 PM  
Anonymous A Hungry Friend said...

Oh poor,poor Spud!
He's not exactly starving is he?
I am low maintenance,easy to feed.
My only requirement is that my food be hot,or at least to the warm side.Other than lima beans,I've no serious dislikes in the food area.I lean towards low fat at much as possible.Salmon,chicken,lean beef occasionally.
You make it,I'll eat it and be grateful.
Spud,there's always Boston Market for good home style food.

Tue Aug 29, 09:49:00 PM  
Anonymous wine girl said...

Now now, us girls all know that despite all the equality talk, there are still lots of men out there that feel like there should be a hot meal, that they approve of, waiting for them at the end of the day. I'm sure if you ask all men, they will say they don't care, but if you ask their wives/girlfriends, you would get a different story.

Tue Aug 29, 09:59:00 PM  
Anonymous peanut butter and jelly said...

If someone cooks a hot meal for you, thank you is the only appropriate response. Especially if both adults in the household work full time. Sorry "Spud" - I love ya but if you don't like the meal then you should be cooking it yourself.

Wed Aug 30, 09:50:00 AM  
Anonymous Nickett from Nantucket said...

Very interesting, from experience with male rabbits(they eat the babies when they are born) due to lack of attention from the mommy rabbit towards the daddy rabbit)- you all missed the point with 'Spud'- he just wants a little more attention-it has nothing to do with chicken, hot or cold taco, chilli or any food-it has to do with attention-(too many little chances going on in your life) and he feels left out-I think-Take 'Spud' out for a day just made for him and life will be a 'bed of wine and roses'

Wed Aug 30, 11:24:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

anyone named Spud as a grown man,is going to act like a baby anyway..grow up tater tot!

Wed Aug 30, 04:41:00 PM  
Blogger Diana Fasanella said...

just fyi, spud is spud because powers that be wouldn't let me call him stud.. he went from stud muffin to spud nothin' but he's still my stud muffin.

Wed Aug 30, 08:19:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how about stud nothin'

Thu Aug 31, 03:22:00 PM  

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