Write about something or someone that is: temperamental.
Apparently I fell asleep with my hand on the space bar. Let's just say it was easier to delete the original post and start again than trying to fix the formatting issues that created.
Anyway. I was able to leave work an hour early this evening in order to give Kat a little birthday surprise. They had called someone in to cover the gym while I presided over the league in the alley, and she was happy to close up for me so that I could leave as soon as things were finished down there.
Kat had no idea what I was up to until I sent her a text from our driveway - I figured it was best to give her a touch of warning, rather than just walk through the door and have her be in the bathroom or in the bedroom dealing with Max. I didn't want to give her a heart attack.
It was a beautiful, sunny day here. I'd say that's the least the weather could do for my wife's birthday.
"So, when you said the ignition in your truck was a little temperamental..."
"Boy, is she ever!"
"What you actually meant was that sometimes it starts the engine..."
"Yup. At least seven out of ten tries. Maybe even eight, if the weather is nice!"
"And sometimes it shocks you so bad that you lose all feeling in your right arm for five hours."
"Usually it's more like six. Though there was that one time it lasted for a full twenty-four hours."
"So you should consider yourself lucky, if you think about it!"