mrsveteran (mrsveteran) wrote,
mrsveteran
mrsveteran

Interlude

"We really need to write another story, like the sushi saga," Rob said to me as we left the Coldstone Creamery.

"Yeah, we really should," I said.

"The problem is, our lives really aren't that interesting," he went on.



I looked at him for a moment, astounded that he could say such a thing.

"Rob." I said. "The sushi experience wasn't all that interesting. Picking up our dog at the animal shelter wasn't all that interesting. Moving a bunch of crap out of my uncle's house wasn't all that interesting! It's the whole writing-about-it thing that makes it interesting in the first place!"

"Well ..." he said, unconvinced.

"Why, hell, I could probably write a whole saga just about getting you to do a FitDay journal," I exclaimed.

He turned to look at me skeptically. "Oh, I don't think so," he said, "I mean, what could you do with that? Seriously."

"Rob." I said. "I got like two thousand words out of you and your cell phone addiction."

Rob was beginning to look a bit nervous, "Okay, well, I still call slander on that one," he began.

I waved him off. "Sure, sure, whatever, but seriously. We could totally do the FitDay experience."

"I don't know ... I still don't really think you could take that anywhere."

I looked at him.

"Is that ... a challenge?" I asked, in a deceptively gentle tone of voice.

Rob looked a bit anxious now. "I ... I don't KNOW!"

Truthfully, I didn't know either. But it definitely had ... shall we say ... possibilities.


(and yes, I will be finishing "Method and Process." Just had to get this out.)
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