Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Bearing Gifts

MOTH had a very grumpy day on Sunday. The first thing he said when he woke up was 'I'm going to be very grumpy today' & boy, was he ever right! Too much on at work, not enough time, his old war wounds giving him heaps, his Business Activity Statement to do & the record heatwave weather he had to work through all week had finally caught up with him. I kept a low profile & let him alone most of the day, but he was still a real pain.

Last night he phoned me from his work truck saying he was on the way home & he was bringing me a present to apologize for being such an old grump. Now most women would be thinking flowers, perfume, champers - that sort of thing, not our MOTH. In through the door he burst, a grin from ear to ear with this - not quite what I had in mind!


P.S. Thanks everyone for your enquiries re my injury. After my terrible dose of the Miserable Millie's on Friday, I thought I wouldn't subject you to any more whinges, I'd try & make The Hedge a 'Busted Foot Free Zone'. I can't change what's happened, I just need to get on with things. Anyways, the pain has let off somewhat now the fracture's well & truly immobilized, & I managed to push a trolley around the supermarket late yesterday one-footed, so I guess it's not all bad!

14 comments:

  1. What a guy! It's pretty cute that he even thought to present a peace offering. My DH always comes around... but I can't remember a little gift to make it all better. He's dear though and never hangs on to things very long... we are very lucky, really!

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  2. At least he gave you a warning - for both the mood and the mat! Hope the pain is ALL gone soon.

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  3. That MOTH, ya just gotta love him.

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  4. Great prezzie from MOTH, Mill's....you've got to love him for his brilliant sense of humour.....and, he did have a lot on his plate. I have a bit of a soft spot for MOTH.
    So pleased that the pain is easing a little. XXXX

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  5. Oh MOTH, I think you have outdone Mr A-M and his "you give me soil and I'll give you plants for Christmas".
    A-M xx

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  6. Hi Millie,

    You have a great guy there and he knows what a special Lady he has.
    Pleased to hear that the pain has abated a little.

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  7. Your MOTH is such a laugh, and a really sweet guy for bringing home such an original present. Wonder what he actually went looking for...?
    Clare x

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  8. Millie,

    How sweet! I alsoways tease Mr FF as heh tends to buy me gifts that are practical (glue gun, power drill, coat and umbrealla stand) so I always say to him other men buy their loved one lingerie and flowers.
    Although he does bring chocolates home and I so adore chocolate :-)

    Hope you are on the mend

    Leeann x

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  9. I can imagine in the heat over there , that can make anyone grumpy , it does me for sure. Anyway , I hope you two heal up and have Happy Holidays! Take care of eachother ... Julie in Holland :) .....

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  10. How sweet! I need one of those! Old men do get quite grumpy I'm afraid! I have to admire your tenacity and am glad to read that your foot is not keeping you down!

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  11. Awwww ..... what a sweetheart!
    xx

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  12. I love the mat- my husband would love that. lol. I love your blog and I am now a follower!!

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  13. MOTH never fails to amuse me. Hey nice compliment there :)
    xxx

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  14. Awwww heck, isn't he luvley!

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And none will hear the postman's knock
Without a quickening of the heart.
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
~W.H. Auden

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