June 07, 2008

My wife thinks I am a barbarian

for any one of a number of reasons, including:

We have two bug zappers-both of which are used indoors (kitchen and garage), rather than outside. The Future ROTC Scholarship Recipient, Our Little Debutante, and their assorted friends (most recently, the LLama-ettes) are constantly in and out of the house, hence the use of the zappers inside. (I love the sound of frying bugs in the first five minutes the lights are out.)

I utterly lack any understanding of music, which was Mrs. LMC's minor in college. While Robbo and Mrs. LMC can not only play the piano but have informed discussions about 18th century composers, I am doomed to wonder if the selection being played had its origins two hundred years ago or was used recently in an ad jungle (e.g., "Meat! It is what is for breakfast.").

(Which reminds of an Aaron Copland piece, so here it is:)

Finally, I drive without the A/C going in the present heat wave unless I am in a suit. Unlike my recent sojourn in Baghdad, the tempeture is under 100, I don't have to wear body armor, and I can drive with the windows down, so why not?

Posted by LMC at June 7, 2008 04:36 PM | TrackBack

Eh!? My wife KNOWS she is wed to an imported barbarian, what with a safe full of firearms and a barn full of tools and 3 vehicles destined for sometime future restoration, and a roving eye for more of same (excepting another wife that is).

Three cheers for the barbarians, it will be them/us that saves the world,again(getting repetitive, ain't it?)

Posted by: Terrapod at June 8, 2008 10:27 AM

I hope the Beef Council of America received the proper royalties for the use of their advertising music by that symphony orchestra. Amazing the kind of good muzak one can find on the tube or the radeeo.

Posted by: NOVA Curmudgeon at June 10, 2008 03:28 PM

Don't you end up with a pile of dead bugs in the kitchen?

Posted by: NBS at June 11, 2008 01:05 PM

NBS - The LMC has a dog with a very large tongue and a less-than-discriminating taste.

Posted by: Robbo the LB at June 11, 2008 01:31 PM