Me: I just found this recipe at Paleo Magazine which looks yummy: honey balsamic salmon and harvest vegetables.
Jackie: A “paleo” recipe with “harvest” vegetables? Shouldn’t they be foraged vegetables?
Me: Point taken. Now, if it were a recipe in Neolithic Magazine, then fine.
I wouldn’t want to speculate on what’s my worst character flaw, but I’m willing to go out on a limb and say near the top of the list is that I think it’s funny to pronounce epistemological as if it were spelled epi-systemological.
Jackie: Walking from the study into the bedroom, I passed through a spot where it was actually cool.
Me: That’s because all the cools were heading for the staircase to go downstairs. It’s what they do.
Jackie: “It’s what they do.” That explains it.
Overnight lows in St. Croix look to range from 75 to 78. I don’t know if I can pack to handle wild swings like that. How many different weights of t-shirt can they expect me to fit into my carry-on?
“I have finished my book,” I said, closing my library book.
“I have finished my book,” Jackie said, closing her library book at the exact same moment I closed mine.
“How syncronisical,” I said.
“Yes,” Jackie said. “Syncronisical is exactly what it was.”
“It’s a good word,” I said.
“Yes,” Jackie agreed. “It doesn’t get used often enough.”