Monday, January 15, 2007
Mommy, Why Does Father Stay Up So Late...? And The True Meaning Of Friendship
Yes, I got it! I finally got my Nintendo Wii. And it was real easy too. In fact, I really didn’t do anything (except breathe) unlike a few weeks ago, you know, waiting in line at 5am at the local Best Buy with all of those weird people who would have killed me with their laser eyes if one happen to fall into my arms out of the sky, by migrating birds.
How did this miracle happen? Let me educate: I was sitting on my crazy dentists’ chair (on the 8th teeth impression redo) and a friend calls me on the cell -- so while she was laughing, running around with the saliva foam on her head, I answered the phone:
Friend Frank: Wha-chou doing?
(dentist in BG: ”put the chick-en, in da’ pot…”)
Me: Nothing much, sitting in a Dentist chair. My Dentist is getting us some beers…
Friend Frank: That’s cool. So you still looking for a Wii? Because -- Targets got 'em, BEE-YOTCH! You want one?
(dentist in BG: ” …having teeth is good…mine are made of wood…blah, blah, blah..”)
Me: Whatchoou-talkin'bout willis?! Hell Yeah!!
“Best Friend” Frank: O.K. – I’ll pick up it and bring it to work.
Me: Dude, I owe you ‘big time’! When I have another kid, you can have it…
And then I come to work and it’s there - glowing. After I closed my eyes, smelled and licked the box, I felt cold or flu-like symptoms coming on. But being the responsible grown man that I am, I waited until I got home and stayed up until 1am playing it while the wife and daughter slept. Because that’s what married fathers in there thirties do, right?